Friday, December 11, 2009
Rensselaer (REN) at Boston University (BU)
Non-Conference Game

Final Score: Rensselaer 5, Boston University 3
New Records: Rensselaer 9-9-1, Boston University 4-9-3

Recap - Text Box - Game Sheet

Referees: Tom Fryer, Jack Millea
Assistant Referees: Chris Federico, Tim Low
Attendance: 4814
Start Time: 7:00 pm  End Time: 9:18 pm  Total Time: 2:18



 Score By Periods  1st 2nd 3rd Final   Power Plays
 Rensselaer  2 0 3 5    Rensselaer  0 / 6 (.000) 
 Boston University  1 2 0 3    Boston University  1 / 6 (.167) 
 
 Shots On Goal  1st 2nd 3rd Total   Penalties/Minutes SHGF 
 Rensselaer  5 9 11 25    Rensselaer  7 / 14 0 
 Boston University  16 8 11 35    Boston University  8 / 24 2 



Rensselaer Lineup
LW 19 Patrick Cullen  0-2-2  1/+1   C 21 Chase Polacek  0-1-1  4/-1   RW 15 Tyler Helfrich  1-0-1  1/E
LW 18 Alex Angers-Goulet  1-1-2  2/+2   C 16 Brandon Pirri  0-1-1  3/E   RW 27 Marty O'Grady  0-1-1  1/-1
LW 24 Josh Rabbani  0-0-0  1/E   C 13 Joel Malchuk  0-1-1  0/+1   RW 10 Scott Halpern  0-0-0  1/E
LW 12 Garett Vassel  0-0-0  0/+1   C 20 Kevin Beauregard  0-1-1  0/+1   RW 17 Justin Smith  0-0-0  3/+1
LD 3 Christian Jensen  1-0-1  2/+1   RD 7 Jeff Foss  0-0-0  1/+1   G 30 Allen York  0-0-0  0
LD 5 John Kennedy  0-0-0  0/+2   RD 6 Peter Merth  0-1-1  1/+2   G 32 Bryce Merriam  0-0-0  0
LD 4 Bryan Brutlag  1-0-1  3/+2   RD 2 Erik Burgdoerfer  1-0-1  1/+2  
 
Boston University Lineup
LW 12 Chris Connolly  0-1-1  1/-1   C 13 Nick Bonino  1-0-1  8/E   RW 9 Alex Chiasson  0-0-0  1/-1
LW 11 Zach Cohen  1-0-1  3/-2   C 10 Corey Trivino  0-1-1  1/-2   RW 27 Vinny Saponari  0-0-0  2/-2
LW 14 Andrew Glass  0-0-0  1/-1   C 26 Luke Popko  0-0-0  2/E   RW 17 Victor Saponari  0-0-0  0/-1
LW 18 Wade Megan  0-0-0  1/-1   C 22 Ross Gaudet  0-0-0  1/-1   RW 16 Kevin Gilroy  0-0-0  0/E
LD 5 David Warsofsky  0-0-0  8/+1   RD 3 Kevin Shattenkirk  1-1-2  5/+1   G 31 Kieran Millan  0-0-0  0
LD 21 Sean Escobedo  0-0-0  0/-2   RD 2 Eric Gryba  0-0-0  0/-1   G 32 Adam Kraus  0-0-0  0
LD 8 Ben Rosen  0-0-0  0/-2   RD 7 Max Nicastro  0-1-1  1/-3   G 35 Grant Rollheiser  0-0-0  0



 Goals  Scoring/Penalties   Time 

 1st Period (20:00) 
 BU-1 Max Nicastro (2-Interference) REN 0x1 1:43 
 BU  1 - 5x6 SH  Nick Bonino (4) (Chris Connolly, Kevin Shattenkirk) 2:02 
 BU (+): 13,12,3,5,G31   REN (-): 19,15,16,27,21,G32
 REN-1 BENCH (2-Too Many Players) (Served by Josh Rabbani) BU 0x1 3:04 
 REN  1 - 6x6  Alex Angers-Goulet (3) (Brandon Pirri, Peter Merth) 5:40 
 REN (+): 18,16,6,5,19,G32   BU (-): 18,27,22,3,5,G31
 REN  2 - 6x6  Bryan Brutlag (3) (Kevin Beauregard) 5:59 
 REN (+): 4,20,2,12,17,G32   BU (-): 26,17,8,7,14,G31
 REN-2 Erik Burgdoerfer (2-Holding) BU 0x2 8:02 
 REN-3 Christian Jensen (2-HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 13:36 
 REN-4 Justin Smith (2-HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) BU 0x3 13:36 
 BU-2 Max Nicastro (2-HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 13:36 

 2nd Period (20:00) 
 REN-5 Bryan Brutlag (2-Holding) BU 1x4 1:38 
 BU  2 - 6x5 PP  Zach Cohen (6) (Max Nicastro, Corey Trivino) 3:10 
 BU: 11,7,10,21,27,G31   REN: 10,13,7,3,G32
 REN-6 Brandon Pirri (2-Interference) BU 1x5 4:36 
 BU-3 Eric Gryba (2-Holding) REN 0x2 8:13 
 BU-4 Eric Gryba (10-Misconduct) 8:13 
 BU  3 - 5x6 SH  Kevin Shattenkirk (3) (unassisted) 9:55 
 BU (+): 3,26,22,5,G31   REN (-): 27,16,19,15,21,G32
 BU-5 Sean Escobedo (2-CONTACT TO THE HEAD) REN 0x3 10:40 
 BU-6 Kevin Gilroy (2-Tripping) REN 0x4 14:35 
 BU-7 Vinny Saponari (2-Interference) REN 0x5 18:44 

 3rd Period (20:00) 
 BU-8 Chris Connolly (2-Interference) REN 0x6 3:44 
 REN  3 - 6x6  Erik Burgdoerfer (1) (Patrick Cullen, Joel Malchuk) 10:05 
 REN (+): 2,19,13,4,15,G32   BU (-): 7,27,11,10,8,G31
 REN  4 - 6x6  GW  Christian Jensen (1) (Marty O'Grady, Alex Angers-Goulet) 13:58 
 REN (+): 3,27,7,18,16,G32   BU (-): 9,12,2,21,13,G31
 REN-7 Jeff Foss (2-Interference) BU 1x6 16:27 
 Timeout - Boston University 16:43 
 REN  5 - 6x6  EN  Tyler Helfrich (4) (Patrick Cullen, Chase Polacek) 19:07 
 REN (+): 15,19,21,5,6,G32   BU (-): 11,10,21,7,22,12

 End of Game 



 Rensselaer Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd Total Minutes GA
 Bryce Merriam (W, 3-1-0)  15 6 11 32 60:00 3
 
 Boston University Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd Total Minutes GA
 Kieran Millan (L, 3-9-0)  3 9 8 20 58:56 4
 EMPTY NET  0 0:12 1
 Kieran Millan  0 0 0 0 0:39 0
 EMPTY NET  0 0:10 0
 Kieran Millan  0 0 0 0 0:03 0



First Star: Kevin Shattenkirk (Boston University)
Second Star: Alex Angers-Goulet (Rensselaer)
Third Star: Christian Jensen (Rensselaer)

Recap

Rensselaer (REN) at Boston University (BU)
Date: Friday, December 11, 2009
Non-Conference Game
Attendance: 4814
Start Time: 7:00 pm  End Time: 9:18 pm  Total Time: 2:18

Scoring by Period - REN 2-0-3=5; BU 1-2-0=3

1st Period
Scoring - 1, BU Nick Bonino/4 (Chris Connolly/7, Kevin Shattenkirk/11) 2:02 (SH)
2, REN Alex Angers-Goulet/3 (Brandon Pirri/11, Peter Merth/1) 5:40
3, REN Bryan Brutlag/3 (Kevin Beauregard/1) 5:59
Penalties - Max Nicastro, BU (Interference) 1:43; Bench, REN (Too Many Players) 3:04; Erik Burgdoerfer, REN (Holding) 8:02; Christian Jensen, REN (HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 13:36; Justin Smith, REN (HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 13:36; Max Nicastro, BU (HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 13:36

2nd Period
Scoring - 4, BU Zach Cohen/6 (Max Nicastro/5, Corey Trivino/7) 3:10 (PP)
5, BU Kevin Shattenkirk/3 9:55 (SH)
Penalties - Bryan Brutlag, REN (Holding) 1:38; Brandon Pirri, REN (Interference) 4:36; Eric Gryba, BU (Holding) 8:13; Eric Gryba, BU (10-Misconduct) 8:13; Sean Escobedo, BU (CONTACT TO THE HEAD) 10:40; Kevin Gilroy, BU (Tripping) 14:35; Vinny Saponari, BU (Interference) 18:44

3rd Period
Scoring - 6, REN Erik Burgdoerfer/1 (Patrick Cullen/6, Joel Malchuk/1) 10:05
7, REN Christian Jensen/1 (Marty O'Grady/5, Alex Angers-Goulet/10) 13:58 (GW)
8, REN Tyler Helfrich/4 (Patrick Cullen/7, Chase Polacek/14) 19:07 (EN)
Penalties - Chris Connolly, BU (Interference) 3:44; Jeff Foss, REN (Interference) 16:27

Rensselaer Goaltending - Bryce Merriam (60:00, 35 shots, 32 saves, 3 GA)

Boston University Goaltending - Kieran Millan (59:38, 24 shots, 20 saves, 4 GA); Empty Net (0:22, 1 GA)

Win - Bryce Merriam, REN (3-1-0). Loss - Kieran Millan, BU (3-9-0).

Shots On Goal - REN 5-9-11=25; BU 16-8-11=35

Power Plays - REN 0 of 6; BU 1 of 6

Penalties - REN 7 (14 min); BU 8 (24 min)

Three Stars: 1. Kevin Shattenkirk (Boston University) 2. Alex Angers-Goulet (Rensselaer) 3. Christian Jensen (Rensselaer)

Referees: Tom Fryer, Jack Millea  Assistant Referees: Chris Federico, Tim Low