Saturday, March 10, 2012
Merrimack (MER) at Maine (MNE)
Non-Conference Game
Hockey East Quarterfinals

Final Score: Merrimack 5, Maine 2
New Records: Merrimack 18-11-7, Maine 21-12-3

Recap - Text Box - Game Sheet

Referees: Tim Benedetto, Kevin Shea
Assistant Referees: Chris Aughe, Marc Sullivan
Attendance: 4594
Start Time: 7:07 pm  End Time: 9:57 pm  Total Time: 2:50



 Score By Periods  1st 2nd 3rd Final   Power Plays
 Merrimack  2 2 1 5    Merrimack  1 / 7 (.143) 
 Maine  1 0 1 2    Maine  1 / 8 (.125) 
 
 Shots On Goal  1st 2nd 3rd Total   Penalties/Minutes SHGF 
 Merrimack  16 14 7 37    Merrimack  26 / 98 0 
 Maine  10 7 13 30    Maine  24 / 86 1 



Merrimack Lineup
LW 27 Justin Mansfield  0-0-0  1/+1   C 19 Rhett Bly  2-0-2  2/+2   RW 11 Elliott Sheen  0-1-1  3/+2
LW 20 Ryan Flanigan  0-0-0  3/+1   C 16 Jesse Todd  0-0-0  2/+2   RW 28 Jeff Velleca  1-0-1  2/+1
LW 13 Mike Collins  0-1-1  2/E   C 25 Connor Toomey  0-1-1  0/E   RW 23 Josh Myers  1-0-1  3/-1
LW 14 Kyle Singleton  0-0-0  4/+1   C 21 Clayton Jardine  0-0-0  1/E   RW 10 Quinn Gould  0-0-0  0/E
LD 7 Karl Stollery  0-0-0  4/+2   RD 26 Dan Kolomatis  1-1-2  2/+2   G 29 Nick Drew  DNP
LD 2 Mike Wills  0-1-1  0/+1   RD 4 Jordan Heywood  0-1-1  5/E   G 30 Sam Marotta  DNP
LD 5 Simon Demers  0-1-1  2/E   RD 3 Kyle Bigos  0-0-0  1/+1   G 35 Joe Cannata  0-0-0  0
 
Maine Lineup
LW 13 Spencer Abbott  0-0-0  3/-1   C 10 Brian Flynn  0-1-1  3/-2   RW 39 Joey Diamond  0-2-2  4/E
LW 24 Mark Anthoine  0-0-0  1/-2   C 22 Stu Higgins  0-0-0  0/-2   RW 57 Matt Mangene  1-0-1  6/E
LW 11 Theo Andersson  0-0-0  1/E   C 91 Klas Leidermark  0-0-0  2/E   RW 5 Andrew Cerretani  0-0-0  1/-1
LW 26 Adam Shemansky  1-0-1  1/-2   C 21 Kyle Beattie  0-0-0  0/-1   RW 15 John Parker  0-0-0  0/E
LD 27 Will O'Neill  0-0-0  4/-1   RD 2 Mike Cornell  0-0-0  1/-2   G 30 Dan Sullivan  0-0-0  0
LD 44 Ryan Hegarty  0-0-0  1/E   RD 3 Mark Nemec  0-1-1  0/E   G 31 Josh Seeley  DNP
LD 71 Nick Pryor  0-0-0  1/-2   RD 16 Brice O'Connor  0-0-0  1/-1   G 51 Martin Ouellette  DNP



 Goals  Scoring/Penalties   Time 

 1st Period (20:00) 
 MER-1 Elliott Sheen (2-Unsportsmanlike Conduct) 0:11 
 MNE-1 Spencer Abbott (2-Unsportsmanlike Conduct) 0:11 
 MNE-2 BENCH (2-Too Many Players) (Served by Adam Shemansky) MER 0x1 2:57 
 MNE  1 - 5x6 SH  Matt Mangene (15) (Joey Diamond, Mark Nemec) 3:51 
 MNE (+): 57,39,3,44,G30   MER (-): 23,4,13,5,28,G35
 MER  1 - 6x6  Rhett Bly (5) (Jordan Heywood, Mike Wills) 5:39 
 MER (+): 19,4,2,11,27,G35   MNE (-): 16,71,5,26,21,G30
 MNE-3 Brice O'Connor (2-Hooking) MER 0x2 5:39 
 MER-2 Karl Stollery (2-Interference) MNE 0x1 6:04 
 MER-3 Connor Toomey (2-Slashing) 6:40 
 MNE-4 Matt Mangene (2-EMBELLISHMENT) 6:40 
 MER-4 Jordan Heywood (2-Roughing) 8:25 
 MNE-5 Spencer Abbott (2-Elbowing) 8:25 
 MNE-6 Mike Cornell (2-Tripping) MER 0x3 10:37 
 MER-5 Jeff Velleca (2-Slashing) 10:49 
 MNE-7 Ryan Hegarty (2-Slashing) 10:49 
 MNE-8 Will O'Neill (2-High-Sticking) MER 1x4 12:20 
 MER  2 - 6x5 PP  Josh Myers (5) (Connor Toomey) 13:33 
 MER: 23,25,13,7,26,G35   MNE: 15,91,3,44,G30
 MER-6 Elliott Sheen (2-Hitting from Behind) MNE 0x2 13:47 
 MER-7 Mike Collins (2-HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 17:09 
 MNE-9 Spencer Abbott (2-HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 17:09 
 MER-8 Jesse Todd (2-Tripping) MNE 0x3 17:47 

 2nd Period (20:00) 
 MNE-10 Ryan Hegarty (2-Interference) MER 1x5 5:36 
 MER-9 Jordan Heywood (2-Hooking) MNE 0x4 12:35 
 MER  3 - 6x6  GW  Jeff Velleca (10) (Simon Demers, Mike Collins) 17:55 
 MER (+): 28,5,3,13,16,G35   MNE (-): 24,57,22,2,27,G30
 MER  4 - 6x6  Rhett Bly (6) (Dan Kolomatis, Elliott Sheen) 18:15 
 MER (+): 19,26,11,14,7,G35   MNE (-): 44,10,13,3,39,G30
 MNE-11 Joey Diamond (2-Tripping) MER 1x6 19:48 

 3rd Period (20:00) 
 MER-10 Rhett Bly (2-Holding) 2:38 
 MNE-12 Joey Diamond (5-FACEMASKING) MER 1x7 2:38 
 MER-11 Kyle Bigos (5-CONTACT TO THE HEAD) (Served by Justin Mansfield) MNE 0x5 3:14 
 MER-12 Kyle Bigos (10-Game Misconduct) 3:14 
 MNE-13 Brian Flynn (2-Slashing) 3:14 
 MER-13 Dan Kolomatis (2-Tripping) MNE 1x6 7:41 
 MNE  2 - 6x4 PP  Adam Shemansky (11) (Joey Diamond, Brian Flynn) 8:03 
 MNE: 26,39,10,27,13,G30   MER: 7,16,29,G35
 MER-14 Josh Myers (2-O-HOOKING) MNE 1x7 10:36 
 MER-15 Clayton Jardine (2-Roughing) 16:33 
 MER-16 Clayton Jardine (2-HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 16:33 
 MER-17 Clayton Jardine (10-Misconduct) 16:33 
 MER-18 Kyle Singleton (2-Roughing) 16:33 
 MER-19 Kyle Singleton (2-HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 16:33 
 MER-20 Kyle Singleton (10-Misconduct) 16:33 
 MER-21 Simon Demers (2-Roughing) 16:33 
 MER-22 Simon Demers (2-HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 16:33 
 MER-23 Simon Demers (10-Misconduct) 16:33 
 MER-24 Elliott Sheen (5-CONTACT TO THE HEAD) (Served by Justin Mansfield) 16:33 
 MER-25 Elliott Sheen (10-Game Misconduct) 16:33 
 MER-26 Elliott Sheen (2-Slashing) MNE 1x8 16:33 
 MNE-14 Will O'Neill (2-Roughing) 16:33 
 MNE-15 Will O'Neill (2-HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 16:33 
 MNE-16 Will O'Neill (10-Misconduct) 16:33 
 MNE-17 Matt Mangene (2-Roughing) 16:33 
 MNE-18 Matt Mangene (2-HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 16:33 
 MNE-19 Matt Mangene (10-Misconduct) 16:33 
 MNE-20 Spencer Abbott (2-Roughing) 16:33 
 MNE-21 Spencer Abbott (2-HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 16:33 
 MNE-22 Spencer Abbott (10-Misconduct) 16:33 
 MNE-23 Joey Diamond (5-CONTACT TO THE HEAD) (Served by Andrew Cerretani) 16:33 
 MNE-24 Joey Diamond (10-Game Misconduct) 16:33 
 MER  5 - 6x6  EN  Dan Kolomatis (1) (unassisted) 19:58 
 MER (+): 26,28,16,20,7,G35   MNE (-): 10,2,24,26,22,71

 End of Game 



 Merrimack Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd Total Minutes GA
 Joe Cannata (W, 17-11-7)  9 7 12 28 60:00 2
 
 Maine Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd Total Minutes GA
 Dan Sullivan (L, 20-9-3)  14 12 6 32 58:56 4
 EMPTY NET  0 1:02 1
 Dan Sullivan  0 0 0 0 0:02 0



First Star: Rhett Bly (Merrimack)
Second Star: Jeff Velleca (Merrimack)
Third Star: Matt Mangene (Maine)

Saturday, March 10, 2012
Merrimack (MER) at Maine (MNE)
Non-Conference Game
Hockey East Quarterfinals

Referees: Tim Benedetto, Kevin Shea
Assistant Referees: Chris Aughe, Marc Sullivan
Attendance: 4594
Start Time: 7:07 pm  End Time: 9:57 pm  Total Time: 2:50
New Records: Merrimack 18-11-7, Maine 21-12-3

Game Recap

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Game Summary
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
1st 3:51  MNE1-0 SH Matt Mangene (15)Joey Diamond/20, Mark Nemec/5
1st 5:39  MER1-1 EV Rhett Bly (5)Jordan Heywood/14, Mike Wills/2
1st 13:33  MER2-1 PP Josh Myers (5)Connor Toomey/9
2nd 17:55  MER3-1 EV GW Jeff Velleca (10)Simon Demers/1, Mike Collins/15
2nd 18:15  MER4-1 EV Rhett Bly (6)Dan Kolomatis/3, Elliott Sheen/6
3rd 8:03  MNE2-4 PP Adam Shemansky (11)Joey Diamond/21, Brian Flynn/29
3rd 19:58  MER5-2 EV EN Dan Kolomatis (1) -
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd Final
Merrimack  2215
Maine  1012
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd SOG
Merrimack  1614737
Maine  1071330
  PP PP % PIM SHGF
Merrimack  1/7 .143 26/98 0
Maine  1/8 .125 24/86 1
Merrimack Stats
## Merrimack G A P PIM SOG +/-
2 Mike Wills 0110/0 0+1
3 Kyle Bigos 0002/15 1+1
4 Jordan Heywood 0112/4 5E
5 Simon Demers 0113/14 2E
7 Karl Stollery 0001/2 4+2
10 Quinn Gould 0000/0 0E
11 Elliott Sheen 0115/21 3+2
13 Mike Collins 0111/2 2E
14 Kyle Singleton 0003/14 4+1
16 Jesse Todd 0001/2 2+2
19 Rhett Bly 2021/2 2+2
20 Ryan Flanigan 0000/0 3+1
21 Clayton Jardine 0003/14 1E
23 Josh Myers 1011/2 3-1
25 Connor Toomey 0111/2 0E
26 Dan Kolomatis 1121/2 2+2
27 Justin Mansfield 0000/0 1+1
28 Jeff Velleca 1011/2 2+1
29 G Nick Drew Did Not Play
30 G Sam Marotta Did Not Play
35 G Joe Cannata 0000/0 0+3
 Merrimack Totals 571226/98 37+3
## Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
35 Joe Cannata (W, 17-11-7)60:002 971228
Maine Stats
## Maine G A P PIM SOG +/-
2 Mike Cornell 0001/2 1-2
3 Mark Nemec 0110/0 0E
5 Andrew Cerretani 0000/0 1-1
10 Brian Flynn 0111/2 3-2
11 Theo Andersson 0000/0 1E
13 Spencer Abbott 0006/20 3-1
15 John Parker 0000/0 0E
16 Brice O'Connor 0001/2 1-1
21 Kyle Beattie 0000/0 0-1
22 Stu Higgins 0000/0 0-2
24 Mark Anthoine 0000/0 1-2
26 Adam Shemansky 1010/0 1-2
27 Will O'Neill 0004/16 4-1
39 Joey Diamond 0224/22 4E
44 Ryan Hegarty 0002/4 1E
57 Matt Mangene 1014/16 6E
71 Nick Pryor 0000/0 1-2
91 Klas Leidermark 0000/0 2E
30 G Dan Sullivan 0000/0 0-2
31 G Josh Seeley Did Not Play
51 G Martin Ouellette Did Not Play
 Bench     1/2  
 Maine Totals 24624/86 30-3
## Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
30 Dan Sullivan (L, 20-9-3)58:584 1412632
 Empty Net1:021     
Penalty Summary
Prd Player Team Min Infraction Time 
1stElliott SheenMER2Unsportsmanlike Conduct0:11 
1stSpencer AbbottMNE2Unsportsmanlike Conduct0:11 
1stBenchMNE2Too Many Players2:57 
1stBrice O'ConnorMNE2Hooking5:39 
1stKarl StolleryMER2Interference6:04 
1stConnor ToomeyMER2Slashing6:40 
1stMatt MangeneMNE2EMBELLISHMENT6:40 
1stJordan HeywoodMER2Roughing8:25 
1stSpencer AbbottMNE2Elbowing8:25 
1stMike CornellMNE2Tripping10:37 
1stJeff VellecaMER2Slashing10:49 
1stRyan HegartyMNE2Slashing10:49 
1stWill O'NeillMNE2High-Sticking12:20 
1stElliott SheenMER2Hitting from Behind13:47 
1stMike CollinsMER2HITTING AFTER WHISTLE17:09 
1stSpencer AbbottMNE2HITTING AFTER WHISTLE17:09 
1stJesse ToddMER2Tripping17:47 
2ndRyan HegartyMNE2Interference5:36 
2ndJordan HeywoodMER2Hooking12:35 
2ndJoey DiamondMNE2Tripping19:48 
3rdRhett BlyMER2Holding2:38 
3rdJoey DiamondMNE5FACEMASKING2:38 
3rdKyle BigosMER5CONTACT TO THE HEAD3:14 
3rdKyle BigosMER10Game Misconduct3:14 
3rdBrian FlynnMNE2Slashing3:14 
3rdDan KolomatisMER2Tripping7:41 
3rdJosh MyersMER2O-HOOKING10:36 
3rdClayton JardineMER2Roughing16:33 
3rdClayton JardineMER2HITTING AFTER WHISTLE16:33 
3rdClayton JardineMER10Misconduct16:33 
3rdKyle SingletonMER2Roughing16:33 
3rdKyle SingletonMER2HITTING AFTER WHISTLE16:33 
3rdKyle SingletonMER10Misconduct16:33 
3rdSimon DemersMER2Roughing16:33 
3rdSimon DemersMER2HITTING AFTER WHISTLE16:33 
3rdSimon DemersMER10Misconduct16:33 
3rdElliott SheenMER5CONTACT TO THE HEAD16:33 
3rdElliott SheenMER10Game Misconduct16:33 
3rdElliott SheenMER2Slashing16:33 
3rdWill O'NeillMNE2Roughing16:33 
3rdWill O'NeillMNE2HITTING AFTER WHISTLE16:33 
3rdWill O'NeillMNE10Misconduct16:33 
3rdMatt MangeneMNE2Roughing16:33 
3rdMatt MangeneMNE2HITTING AFTER WHISTLE16:33 
3rdMatt MangeneMNE10Misconduct16:33 
3rdSpencer AbbottMNE2Roughing16:33 
3rdSpencer AbbottMNE2HITTING AFTER WHISTLE16:33 
3rdSpencer AbbottMNE10Misconduct16:33 
3rdJoey DiamondMNE5CONTACT TO THE HEAD16:33 
3rdJoey DiamondMNE10Game Misconduct16:33