Friday, January 29, 2010
New Hampshire (UNH) at Merrimack (MER)
Hockey East Conference Game

Final Score: Merrimack 3, New Hampshire 2
New Records: Merrimack 9-13-0, New Hampshire 12-8-4

Recap - Text Box - Game Sheet

Referees: John Gravallese, Chris Federico
Assistant Referees: Marc Sullivan, Tom Cronin
Attendance: 2614
Start Time: 7:00 pm  End Time: 9:18 pm  Total Time: 2:18



 Score By Periods  1st 2nd 3rd Final   Power Plays
 New Hampshire  0 2 0 2    New Hampshire  1 / 5 (.200) 
 Merrimack  1 1 1 3    Merrimack  1 / 7 (.143) 
 
 Shots On Goal  1st 2nd 3rd Total   Penalties/Minutes SHGF 
 New Hampshire  11 11 8 30    New Hampshire  8 / 16 0 
 Merrimack  13 12 18 43    Merrimack  6 / 12 0 



New Hampshire Lineup
LW 17 Paul Thompson  1-0-1  5/E   C 39 Phil DeSimone  0-1-1  2/E   RW 12 Bobby Butler  1-1-2  8/E
LW 26 Greg Burke  0-0-0  0/-1   C 9 Peter LeBlanc  0-0-0  2/E   RW 19 Mike Sislo  0-0-0  1/-1
LW 10 Dalton Speelman  0-0-0  1/E   C 14 Mike Borisenok  0-0-0  2/E   RW 22 Stevie Moses  0-0-0  4/E
LW 3 Austin Block  0-0-0  0/E   C 7 Greg Manz  0-0-0  0/E   RW 16 John Henrion  0-0-0  1/E
LD 15 Brett Kostolansky  0-1-1  0/-1   RD 20 Blake Kessel  0-1-1  2/E   G 29 Brian Foster  0-0-0  0
LD 24 Matt Campanale  0-0-0  1/-1   RD 4 Damon Kipp  0-0-0  0/E   G 30 Matt Di Girolamo  0-0-0  0
LD 18 Nick Krates  0-0-0  1/+1   RD 25 Mike Beck  0-0-0  0/-1  
 
Merrimack Lineup
LW 23 Chris Barton  1-1-2  6/+2   C 24 Stephane Da Costa  0-2-2  5/+2   RW 28 Jeff Velleca  0-1-1  2/+1
LW 12 Brandon Brodhag  0-0-0  4/E   C 14 Joe Cucci  0-0-0  2/E   RW 27 Jesse Todd  0-0-0  4/E
LW 8 John Heffernan  0-0-0  1/-1   C 9 Carter Madsen  0-0-0  2/-1   RW 11 Elliott Sheen  0-0-0  2/-1
LW 20 Ryan Flanigan  0-0-0  4/E   C 15 John Jamieson  0-0-0  0/E   RW 16 J.C. Robitaille  0-1-1  1/E
LD 7 Karl Stollery  2-0-2  5/+2   RD 4 Pat Bowen  0-0-0  2/-1   G 29 Nick Drew  0-0-0  0
LD 2 Fraser Allan  0-0-0  0/-1   RD 3 Kyle Bigos  0-0-0  2/+2   G 33 Andrew Braithwaite  0-0-0  0
LD 26 Adam Ross  0-0-0  1/E   RD 22 Brandon Sadlowski  0-0-0  0/E   G 35 Joe Cannata  0-0-0  0



 Goals  Scoring/Penalties   Time 

 1st Period (20:00) 
 MER  1 - 6x6  Chris Barton (13) (Jeff Velleca, Stephane Da Costa) 6:43 
 MER (+): 23,28,24,7,3,G33   UNH (-): 26,39,25,19,24,G29
 UNH-1 Phil DeSimone (2-Interference) MER 0x1 8:07 
 MER-1 Jesse Todd (2-Boarding) UNH 0x1 15:30 
 UNH-2 Phil DeSimone (2-CONTACT TO THE HEAD) MER 0x2 16:50 
 MER-2 Kyle Bigos (2-CROSS CHECKING) UNH 1x2 19:11 
 MER-3 J.C. Robitaille (2-Interference) UNH 1x3 19:44 

 2nd Period (20:00) 
 UNH  1 - 6x4 PP  Bobby Butler (18) (Blake Kessel, Brett Kostolansky) 0:49 
 UNH: 12,20,15,17,39,G29   MER: 23,28,2,G33
 UNH-3 Peter LeBlanc (2-Charging) MER 0x3 5:22 
 UNH-4 Dalton Speelman (2-Goaltender Interference) MER 1x4 10:38 
 MER  2 - 6x5 PP  Karl Stollery (3) (J.C. Robitaille, Chris Barton) 11:17 
 MER: 7,23,24,14,16,G33   UNH: 9,19,4,18,G29
 MER-4 Joe Cucci (2-Tripping) UNH 1x4 12:30 
 UNH-5 Paul Thompson (2-CROSS CHECKING) MER 1x5 14:15 
 UNH-6 Mike Beck (2-Tripping) MER 1x6 15:47 
 UNH  2 - 6x6  Paul Thompson (14) (Bobby Butler, Phil DeSimone) 19:57 
 UNH (+): 17,12,39,18,20,G29   MER (-): 8,9,11,4,2,G33
 UNH-7 Stevie Moses (2-HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 20:00 
 MER-5 John Heffernan (2-HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 20:00 

 3rd Period (20:00) 
 MER  3 - 5x5  GW  Karl Stollery (4) (Stephane Da Costa) 0:29 
 MER (+): 7,24,3,23,G33   UNH (-): 12,17,15,20,G29
 MER-6 Brandon Brodhag (2-Interference) UNH 1x5 1:21 
 UNH-8 Paul Thompson (2-CROSS CHECKING) MER 1x7 9:37 

 End of Game 



 New Hampshire Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd Total Minutes GA
 Brian Foster  12 0 0 12 15:05 1
 EMPTY NET  0 0:25 0
 Brian Foster (L, 11-8-4)  0 11 17 28 43:58 2
 EMPTY NET  0 0:32 0
 
 Merrimack Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd Total Minutes GA
 Andrew Braithwaite (W, 6-4-0)  11 9 8 28 60:00 2



First Star: Karl Stollery (Merrimack)
Second Star: Bobby Butler (New Hampshire)
Third Star: Andrew Braithwaite (Merrimack)

Recap

New Hampshire (UNH) at Merrimack (MER)
Date: Friday, January 29, 2010
Conference Game
Attendance: 2614
Start Time: 7:00 pm  End Time: 9:18 pm  Total Time: 2:18

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

1st Period
Scoring - 1, MER Chris Barton/13 (Jeff Velleca/4, Stephane Da Costa/15) 6:43
Penalties - Phil DeSimone, UNH (Interference) 8:07; Jesse Todd, MER (Boarding) 15:30; Phil DeSimone, UNH (CONTACT TO THE HEAD) 16:50; Kyle Bigos, MER (CROSS CHECKING) 19:11; J.C. Robitaille, MER (Interference) 19:44

2nd Period
Scoring - 2, UNH Bobby Butler/18 (Blake Kessel/22, Brett Kostolansky/7) 0:49 (PP)
3, MER Karl Stollery/3 (J.C. Robitaille/6, Chris Barton/11) 11:17 (PP)
4, UNH Paul Thompson/14 (Bobby Butler/17, Phil DeSimone/15) 19:57
Penalties - Peter LeBlanc, UNH (Charging) 5:22; Dalton Speelman, UNH (Goaltender Interference) 10:38; Joe Cucci, MER (Tripping) 12:30; Paul Thompson, UNH (CROSS CHECKING) 14:15; Mike Beck, UNH (Tripping) 15:47; Stevie Moses, UNH (HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 20:00; John Heffernan, MER (HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 20:00

3rd Period
Scoring - 5, MER Karl Stollery/4 (Stephane Da Costa/16) 0:29 (GW)
Penalties - Brandon Brodhag, MER (Interference) 1:21; Paul Thompson, UNH (CROSS CHECKING) 9:37

New Hampshire Goaltending - Brian Foster (59:03, 43 shots, 40 saves, 3 GA); Empty Net (0:57, 0 GA)

Merrimack Goaltending - Andrew Braithwaite (60:00, 30 shots, 28 saves, 2 GA)

Win - Andrew Braithwaite, MER (6-4-0). Loss - Brian Foster, UNH (11-8-4).

Shots On Goal - UNH 11-11-8=30; MER 13-12-18=43

Power Plays - UNH 1 of 5; MER 1 of 7

Penalties - UNH 8 (16 min); MER 6 (12 min)

Three Stars: 1. Karl Stollery (Merrimack) 2. Bobby Butler (New Hampshire) 3. Andrew Braithwaite (Merrimack)

Referees: John Gravallese, Chris Federico  Assistant Referees: Marc Sullivan, Tom Cronin