Friday, February 4, 2011
Merrimack (MER) at Northeastern (NOE)
Hockey East Conference Game

Final Score: Merrimack 4, Northeastern 3 - OT
New Records: Merrimack 16-5-4, Northeastern 8-11-6

Recap - Text Box - Game Sheet

Referees: Kevin Keenan, Robert Ritchie
Assistant Referees: Matt Riegert, Paul Scleparis
Attendance: 1475
Start Time: 7:00 pm  End Time: 9:25 pm  Total Time: 2:25



 Score By Periods  1st 2nd 3rd OT Final   Power Plays
 Merrimack  0 1 2 1 4    Merrimack  2 / 6 (.333) 
 Northeastern  1 1 1 0 3    Northeastern  2 / 7 (.286) 
 
 Shots On Goal  1st 2nd 3rd OT Total   Penalties/Minutes SHGF 
 Merrimack  8 15 12 4 39    Merrimack  14 / 55 0 
 Northeastern  15 5 5 1 26    Northeastern  13 / 53 0 



Merrimack Lineup
LW 13 Mike Collins  0-1-1  2/E   C 24 Stephane Da Costa  0-1-1  7/E   RW 16 Jesse Todd  0-1-1  2/+1
LW 23 Chris Barton  0-4-4  2/+2   C 14 Joe Cucci  3-1-4  4/+2   RW 28 Jeff Velleca  1-0-1  2/+1
LW 20 Ryan Flanigan  0-0-0  2/E   C 9 Carter Madsen  0-0-0  2/E   RW 11 Elliott Sheen  0-0-0  1/E
LW 12 Brandon Brodhag  0-0-0  1/-1   C 27 Rhett Bly  0-0-0  2/-1   RW 21 Francois Ouimet  0-0-0  0/-1
LD 22 Brendan Ellis  0-0-0  1/+2   RD 7 Karl Stollery  0-0-0  1/+2   G 29 Nick Drew  DNP
LD 26 Adam Ross  0-0-0  1/-1   RD 4 Jordan Heywood  0-0-0  4/-1   G 30 Sam Marotta  DNP
LD 2 Fraser Allan  0-0-0  2/E   RD 3 Kyle Bigos  0-0-0  3/E   G 35 Joe Cannata  0-0-0  0
 
Northeastern Lineup
LW 94 Tyler McNeely  1-1-2  4/E   C 17 Steve Silva  1-0-1  3/-1   RW 19 Wade MacLeod  0-1-1  4/-1
LW 10 Steve Quailer  0-1-1  1/+1   C 14 Braden Pimm  0-1-1  3/+1   RW 9 Garrett Vermeersch  0-0-0  1/+1
LW 39 Rob Dongara  0-0-0  0/E   C 18 Mike McLaughlin  0-0-0  0/E   RW 15 Brodie Reid  0-1-1  2/E
LW 79 Cody Ferriero  0-0-0  1/-1   C 11 Justin Daniels  0-0-0  2/-2   RW 21 Zak Stone  0-0-0  1/-1
LD 7 Anthony Bitetto  0-1-1  0/E   RD 20 Luke Eibler  0-0-0  0/E   G 31 Clay Witt  DNP
LD 6 Jamie Oleksiak  0-0-0  1/-1   RD 28 Mike Hewkin  0-0-0  2/-2   G 37 Chris Rawlings  0-0-0  0
LD 2 Drew Ellement  0-0-0  0/E   RD 24 Drew Daniels  1-0-1  1/+1   G 46 Bryan Mountain  DNP



 Goals  Scoring/Penalties   Time 

 1st Period (20:00) 
 MER-1 Karl Stollery (2-Cross-Checking) NOE 0x1 3:03 
 MER-2 Kyle Bigos (2-Elbowing) NOE 0x2 3:07 
 MER-3 Carter Madsen (2-Hooking) NOE 0x3 8:33 
 MER-4 Chris Barton (2-Hooking) NOE 1x4 10:31 
 NOE  1 - 6x5 PP  Tyler McNeely (9) (Anthony Bitetto, Wade MacLeod) 11:50 
 NOE: 7,94,15,17,19,G37   MER: 20,2,24,3,G35
 MER-5 Fraser Allan (2-Hitting from Behind) NOE 1x5 17:10 

 2nd Period (20:00) 
 NOE-1 Braden Pimm (2-Tripping) MER 0x1 1:19 
 NOE-2 Luke Eibler (2-Cross-Checking) MER 0x2 2:36 
 NOE  2 - 6x6  Drew Daniels (1) (Steve Quailer, Braden Pimm) 4:47 
 NOE (+): 24,10,9,2,14,G37   MER (-): 12,27,21,4,26,G35
 MER  1 - 6x6  Jeff Velleca (3) (Joe Cucci, Chris Barton) 5:45 
 MER (+): 28,14,23,22,7,G35   NOE (-): 21,17,28,11,6,G37
 NOE-3 Steve Silva (2-Slashing) MER 0x3 9:32 

 3rd Period (20:00) 
 NOE-4 Braden Pimm (2-Hooking) MER 1x4 1:48 
 MER  2 - 6x5 PP  Joe Cucci (6) (Chris Barton, Stephane Da Costa) 2:29 
 MER: 14,23,24,13,7,G35   NOE: 6,94,28,18,G37
 MER-6 Ryan Flanigan (2-Elbowing) NOE 2x6 2:54 
 NOE  3 - 6x5 PP  Steve Silva (5) (Tyler McNeely, Brodie Reid) 3:24 
 NOE: 17,19,94,15,7,G37   MER: 23,26,16,4,G35
 NOE-5 Anthony Bitetto (2-Cross-Checking) MER 2x5 9:07 
 MER  3 - 6x5 PP  Joe Cucci (7) (Chris Barton, Mike Collins) 9:36 
 MER: 14,24,23,13,7,G35   NOE: 10,24,18,2,G37
 MER-7 Carter Madsen (2-High-Sticking) 9:39 
 NOE-6 Steve Silva (2-High-Sticking) 9:39 
 NOE-7 Steve Quailer (2-Hooking) MER 2x6 11:55 
 MER-8 Karl Stollery (2-Roughing) NOE 2x7 12:15 
 MER-9 Jordan Heywood (5-FACEMASKING) 15:52 
 MER-10 Jordan Heywood (10-Game Misconduct) 15:52 
 MER-11 Mike Collins (2-HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 15:52 
 MER-12 Mike Collins (10-Misconduct) 15:52 
 MER-13 Stephane Da Costa (2-HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 15:52 
 MER-14 Stephane Da Costa (10-Misconduct) 15:52 
 NOE-8 Tyler McNeely (5-FACEMASKING) 15:52 
 NOE-9 Tyler McNeely (10-Game Misconduct) 15:52 
 NOE-10 Steve Silva (2-HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 15:52 
 NOE-11 Steve Silva (10-Misconduct) 15:52 
 NOE-12 Anthony Bitetto (2-HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 15:52 
 NOE-13 Anthony Bitetto (10-Misconduct) 15:52 

 Overtime (4:31) 
 MER  4 - 6x6  HT GW  Joe Cucci (8) (Chris Barton, Jesse Todd) 4:31 
 MER (+): 14,7,16,23,22,G35   NOE (-): 2,28,79,11,19,G37

 End of Game 



 Merrimack Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd OT Total Minutes GA
 Joe Cannata  14 0 0 0 14 21:06 1
 EMPTY NET  0 0:13 0
 Joe Cannata (W, 16-5-4)  0 4 4 1 9 43:12 2
 
 Northeastern Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd OT Total Minutes GA
 Chris Rawlings (L, 7-9-6)  8 14 10 3 35 64:31 4



First Star: Joe Cucci (Merrimack)
Second Star: Chris Barton (Merrimack)
Third Star: Tyler McNeely (Northeastern)

Recap

Merrimack (MER) at Northeastern (NOE)
Date: Friday, February 4, 2011
Conference Game
Attendance: 1475
Start Time: 7:00 pm  End Time: 9:25 pm  Total Time: 2:25

Scoring by Period - MER 0-1-2-1=4; NOE 1-1-1-0=3

1st Period
Scoring - 1, NOE Tyler McNeely/9 (Anthony Bitetto/12, Wade MacLeod/13) 11:50 (PP)
Penalties - Karl Stollery, MER (Cross-Checking) 3:03; Kyle Bigos, MER (Elbowing) 3:07; Carter Madsen, MER (Hooking) 8:33; Chris Barton, MER (Hooking) 10:31; Fraser Allan, MER (Hitting from Behind) 17:10

2nd Period
Scoring - 2, NOE Drew Daniels/1 (Steve Quailer/4, Braden Pimm/1) 4:47
3, MER Jeff Velleca/3 (Joe Cucci/18, Chris Barton/13) 5:45
Penalties - Braden Pimm, NOE (Tripping) 1:19; Luke Eibler, NOE (Cross-Checking) 2:36; Steve Silva, NOE (Slashing) 9:32

3rd Period
Scoring - 4, MER Joe Cucci/6 (Chris Barton/14, Stephane Da Costa/21) 2:29 (PP)
5, NOE Steve Silva/5 (Tyler McNeely/12, Brodie Reid/12) 3:24 (PP)
6, MER Joe Cucci/7 (Chris Barton/15, Mike Collins/9) 9:36 (PP)
Penalties - Braden Pimm, NOE (Hooking) 1:48; Ryan Flanigan, MER (Elbowing) 2:54; Anthony Bitetto, NOE (Cross-Checking) 9:07; Carter Madsen, MER (High-Sticking) 9:39; Steve Silva, NOE (High-Sticking) 9:39; Steve Quailer, NOE (Hooking) 11:55; Karl Stollery, MER (Roughing) 12:15; Jordan Heywood, MER (5-FACEMASKING) 15:52; Jordan Heywood, MER (10-Game Misconduct) 15:52; Mike Collins, MER (HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 15:52; Mike Collins, MER (10-Misconduct) 15:52; Stephane Da Costa, MER (HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 15:52; Stephane Da Costa, MER (10-Misconduct) 15:52; Tyler McNeely, NOE (5-FACEMASKING) 15:52; Tyler McNeely, NOE (10-Game Misconduct) 15:52; Steve Silva, NOE (HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 15:52; Steve Silva, NOE (10-Misconduct) 15:52; Anthony Bitetto, NOE (HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 15:52; Anthony Bitetto, NOE (10-Misconduct) 15:52

Overtime
Scoring - 7, MER Joe Cucci/8 (Chris Barton/16, Jesse Todd/10) 4:31 (GW)
Penalties - None

Merrimack Goaltending - Joe Cannata (64:18, 26 shots, 23 saves, 3 GA); Empty Net (0:13, 0 GA)

Northeastern Goaltending - Chris Rawlings (64:31, 39 shots, 35 saves, 4 GA)

Win - Joe Cannata, MER (16-5-4). Loss - Chris Rawlings, NOE (7-9-6).

Shots On Goal - MER 8-15-12-4=39; NOE 15-5-5-1=26

Power Plays - MER 2 of 6; NOE 2 of 7

Penalties - MER 14 (55 min); NOE 13 (53 min)

New Records - Merrimack 16-5-4, Northeastern 8-11-6

Three Stars: 1. Joe Cucci (Merrimack) 2. Chris Barton (Merrimack) 3. Tyler McNeely (Northeastern)

Referees: Kevin Keenan, Robert Ritchie  Assistant Referees: Matt Riegert, Paul Scleparis