Sunday, March 14, 2010
Merrimack (MER) at Boston University (BU)
Non-Conference Game
Hockey East Quarterfinals

Final Score: Boston University 3, Merrimack 0
New Records: Boston University 18-16-3, Merrimack 16-19-2

Recap - Text Box - Game Sheet

Referees: Tim Benedetto, Kevin Keenan
Assistant Referees: Tim Low, Chris Federico
Attendance: 3433
Start Time: 7:05 pm  End Time: 9:32 pm  Total Time: 2:27



 Score By Periods  1st 2nd 3rd Final   Power Plays
 Merrimack  0 0 0 0    Merrimack  0 / 7 (.000) 
 Boston University  2 0 1 3    Boston University  2 / 5 (.400) 
 
 Shots On Goal  1st 2nd 3rd Total   Penalties/Minutes SHGF 
 Merrimack  10 10 14 34    Merrimack  14 / 39 0 
 Boston University  13 12 5 30    Boston University  16 / 40 0 



Merrimack Lineup
LW 23 Chris Barton  0-0-0  3/-1   C 24 Stephane Da Costa  0-0-0  3/-1   RW 8 John Heffernan  0-0-0  1/-1
LW 20 Ryan Flanigan  0-0-0  3/E   C 14 Joe Cucci  0-0-0  1/E   RW 12 Brandon Brodhag  0-0-0  3/E
LW 17 Justin Bonitatibus  0-0-0  1/E   C 9 Carter Madsen  0-0-0  3/E   RW 11 Elliott Sheen  0-0-0  4/E
LW 18 Pat Kimball  0-0-0  3/E   C 15 John Jamieson  0-0-0  1/E   RW 16 J.C. Robitaille  0-0-0  2/E
LD 7 Karl Stollery  0-0-0  3/E   RD 3 Kyle Bigos  0-0-0  0/E   G 29 Nick Drew  0-0-0  0
LD 2 Fraser Allan  0-0-0  1/E   RD 4 Pat Bowen  0-0-0  2/E   G 33 Andrew Braithwaite  0-0-0  0
LD 26 Adam Ross  0-0-0  0/-1   RD 22 Brandon Sadlowski  0-0-0  0/-1   G 35 Joe Cannata  0-0-0  0
 
Boston University Lineup
LW 11 Zach Cohen  0-0-0  1/+1   C 13 Nick Bonino  1-2-3  4/+1   RW 27 Vinny Saponari  0-2-2  1/+1
LW 12 Chris Connolly  1-0-1  3/E   C 18 Wade Megan  0-0-0  2/E   RW 9 Alex Chiasson  0-0-0  0/E
LW 6 Joe Pereira  0-0-0  1/E   C 26 Luke Popko  0-0-0  2/E   RW 15 Ryan Santana  0-0-0  0/E
LW 14 Andrew Glass  0-0-0  1/E   C 22 Ross Gaudet  0-0-0  0/E   RW 16 Kevin Gilroy  0-0-0  0/E
LD 25 Colby Cohen  0-0-0  4/+1   RD 3 Kevin Shattenkirk  1-1-2  5/+1   G 31 Kieran Millan  0-0-0  0
LD 5 David Warsofsky  0-0-0  3/E   RD 2 Eric Gryba  0-0-0  2/E   G 32 Adam Kraus  0-0-0  0
LD 21 Sean Escobedo  0-0-0  1/E   RD 8 Ben Rosen  0-0-0  0/E   G 35 Grant Rollheiser  0-0-0  0



 Goals  Scoring/Penalties   Time 

 1st Period (20:00) 
 BU  1 - 6x6  GW  Kevin Shattenkirk (6) (Nick Bonino) 9:12 
 BU (+): 3,13,27,11,25,G31   MER (-): 23,24,22,8,26,G35
 MER-1 Pat Bowen (2-Hooking) 11:48 
 BU-1 David Warsofsky (2-Diving) 11:48 
 MER-2 Fraser Allan (2-Boarding) BU 1x1 19:05 
 BU  2 - 6x5 PP  Nick Bonino (11) (Vinny Saponari, Kevin Shattenkirk) 19:21 
 BU: 13,27,3,25,12,G31   MER: 23,26,4,7,G35
 MER-3 Pat Bowen (2-Holding) 19:59 
 BU-2 Zach Cohen (2-Tripping) 19:59 

 2nd Period (20:00) 
 BU-3 Andrew Glass (2-Cross-Checking) MER 0x1 4:54 
 MER-4 Joe Cucci (2-O-TRIPPING) BU 1x2 8:04 
 BU-4 Vinny Saponari (2-Holding) MER 0x2 8:48 
 MER-5 Stephane Da Costa (2-HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 9:29 
 MER-6 Kyle Bigos (2-Roughing) 9:29 
 BU-5 Zach Cohen (2-HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 9:29 
 BU-6 Eric Gryba (2-Roughing) 9:29 
 BU-7 Zach Cohen (2-Holding) MER 0x3 14:04 
 MER-7 Joe Cucci (2-Hooking) BU 1x3 14:26 
 BU-8 Sean Escobedo (2-Holding) MER 0x4 17:46 
 MER-8 Pat Bowen (2-Unsportsmanlike Conduct) BU 1x4 19:49 

 3rd Period (20:00) 
 MER-9 Kyle Bigos (2-Slashing) 5:16 
 BU-9 Andrew Glass (2-Slashing) 5:16 
 BU-10 David Warsofsky (2-Hooking) MER 0x5 8:01 
 BU-11 David Warsofsky (2-Holding) MER 0x6 12:08 
 MER-10 Joe Cucci (2-Holding) BU 2x5 16:56 
 BU  3 - 6x5 PP  Chris Connolly (10) (Vinny Saponari, Nick Bonino) 17:08 
 BU: 12,27,13,3,25,G31   MER: 2,23,24,26,G35
 MER-11 John Heffernan (2-Roughing) 18:46 
 MER-12 Stephane Da Costa (2-Roughing) 18:46 
 MER-13 Stephane Da Costa (5-GRASPING THE FACEMASK) 18:46 
 MER-14 Stephane Da Costa (10-Game Misconduct) 18:46 
 BU-12 Colby Cohen (2-Roughing) 18:46 
 BU-13 Alex Chiasson (2-Roughing) 18:46 
 BU-14 Alex Chiasson (10-Game Misconduct) 18:46 
 BU-15 Alex Chiasson (2-HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 18:46 
 BU-16 Sean Escobedo (2-High-Sticking) MER 0x7 19:32 
 Timeout - Merrimack 19:32 

 End of Game 



 Merrimack Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd Total Minutes GA
 Joe Cannata (L, 10-13-1)  11 10 0 21 37:41 2
 EMPTY NET  0 0:05 0
 Joe Cannata  0 2 4 6 21:46 1
 EMPTY NET  0 0:28 0
 
 Boston University Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd Total Minutes GA
 Kieran Millan (W, 16-15-0)  10 0 0 10 18:08 0
 EMPTY NET  0 0:57 0
 Kieran Millan  0 10 14 24 40:55 0

Recap

Merrimack (MER) at Boston University (BU)
Date: Sunday, March 14, 2010
Non-Conference Game
Hockey East Quarterfinals
Attendance: 3433
Start Time: 7:05 pm  End Time: 9:32 pm  Total Time: 2:27

Scoring by Period - MER 0-0-0=0; BU 2-0-1=3

1st Period
Scoring - 1, BU Kevin Shattenkirk/6 (Nick Bonino/24) 9:12 (GW)
2, BU Nick Bonino/11 (Vinny Saponari/16, Kevin Shattenkirk/21) 19:21 (PP)
Penalties - Pat Bowen, MER (Hooking) 11:48; David Warsofsky, BU (Diving) 11:48; Fraser Allan, MER (Boarding) 19:05; Pat Bowen, MER (Holding) 19:59; Zach Cohen, BU (Tripping) 19:59

2nd Period
Scoring - None
Penalties - Andrew Glass, BU (Cross-Checking) 4:54; Joe Cucci, MER (O-TRIPPING) 8:04; Vinny Saponari, BU (Holding) 8:48; Stephane Da Costa, MER (HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 9:29; Kyle Bigos, MER (Roughing) 9:29; Zach Cohen, BU (HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 9:29; Eric Gryba, BU (Roughing) 9:29; Zach Cohen, BU (Holding) 14:04; Joe Cucci, MER (Hooking) 14:26; Sean Escobedo, BU (Holding) 17:46; Pat Bowen, MER (Unsportsmanlike Conduct) 19:49

3rd Period
Scoring - 3, BU Chris Connolly/10 (Vinny Saponari/17, Nick Bonino/25) 17:08 (PP)
Penalties - Kyle Bigos, MER (Slashing) 5:16; Andrew Glass, BU (Slashing) 5:16; David Warsofsky, BU (Hooking) 8:01; David Warsofsky, BU (Holding) 12:08; Joe Cucci, MER (Holding) 16:56; John Heffernan, MER (Roughing) 18:46; Stephane Da Costa, MER (Roughing) 18:46; Stephane Da Costa, MER (5-GRASPING THE FACEMASK) 18:46; Stephane Da Costa, MER (10-Game Misconduct) 18:46; Colby Cohen, BU (Roughing) 18:46; Alex Chiasson, BU (Roughing) 18:46; Alex Chiasson, BU (10-Game Misconduct) 18:46; Alex Chiasson, BU (HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 18:46; Sean Escobedo, BU (High-Sticking) 19:32

Merrimack Goaltending - Joe Cannata (59:27, 30 shots, 27 saves, 3 GA); Empty Net (0:33, 0 GA)

Boston University Goaltending - Kieran Millan (59:03, 34 shots, 34 saves, 0 GA); Empty Net (0:57, 0 GA)

Win - Kieran Millan, BU (16-15-0). Loss - Joe Cannata, MER (10-13-1).

Shots On Goal - MER 10-10-14=34; BU 13-12-5=30

Power Plays - MER 0 of 7; BU 2 of 5

Penalties - MER 14 (39 min); BU 16 (40 min)

Referees: Tim Benedetto, Kevin Keenan  Assistant Referees: Tim Low, Chris Federico