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2011-2012 Hockey East Association
Merrimack (MER) at Maine (MNE)
Date: Saturday, March 10, 2012
Non-Conference Game
Hockey East Quarterfinals
Attendance: 4594
Start Time: 7:07 pm  End Time: 9:57 pm  Total Time: 2:50

Scoring by Period - MER 2-2-1=5; MNE 1-0-1=2

1st Period
Scoring - 1, MNE Matt Mangene/15 (Joey Diamond/20, Mark Nemec/5) 3:51 (SH)
2, MER Rhett Bly/5 (Jordan Heywood/14, Mike Wills/2) 5:39
3, MER Josh Myers/5 (Connor Toomey/9) 13:33 (PP)
Penalties - Elliott Sheen, MER (Unsportsmanlike Conduct) 0:11; Spencer Abbott, MNE (Unsportsmanlike Conduct) 0:11; Bench, MNE (Too Many Players) 2:57; Brice O'Connor, MNE (Hooking) 5:39; Karl Stollery, MER (Interference) 6:04; Connor Toomey, MER (Slashing) 6:40; Matt Mangene, MNE (EMBELLISHMENT) 6:40; Jordan Heywood, MER (Roughing) 8:25; Spencer Abbott, MNE (Elbowing) 8:25; Mike Cornell, MNE (Tripping) 10:37; Jeff Velleca, MER (Slashing) 10:49; Ryan Hegarty, MNE (Slashing) 10:49; Will O'Neill, MNE (High-Sticking) 12:20; Elliott Sheen, MER (Hitting from Behind) 13:47; Mike Collins, MER (HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 17:09; Spencer Abbott, MNE (HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 17:09; Jesse Todd, MER (Tripping) 17:47

2nd Period
Scoring - 4, MER Jeff Velleca/10 (Simon Demers/1, Mike Collins/15) 17:55 (GW)
5, MER Rhett Bly/6 (Dan Kolomatis/3, Elliott Sheen/6) 18:15
Penalties - Ryan Hegarty, MNE (Interference) 5:36; Jordan Heywood, MER (Hooking) 12:35; Joey Diamond, MNE (Tripping) 19:48

3rd Period
Scoring - 6, MNE Adam Shemansky/11 (Joey Diamond/21, Brian Flynn/29) 8:03 (PP)
7, MER Dan Kolomatis/1 19:58 (EN)
Penalties - Rhett Bly, MER (Holding) 2:38; Joey Diamond, MNE (5-FACEMASKING) 2:38; Kyle Bigos, MER (5-CONTACT TO THE HEAD) 3:14; Kyle Bigos, MER (10-Game Misconduct) 3:14; Brian Flynn, MNE (Slashing) 3:14; Dan Kolomatis, MER (Tripping) 7:41; Josh Myers, MER (O-HOOKING) 10:36; Clayton Jardine, MER (Roughing) 16:33; Clayton Jardine, MER (HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 16:33; Clayton Jardine, MER (10-Misconduct) 16:33; Kyle Singleton, MER (Roughing) 16:33; Kyle Singleton, MER (HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 16:33; Kyle Singleton, MER (10-Misconduct) 16:33; Simon Demers, MER (Roughing) 16:33; Simon Demers, MER (HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 16:33; Simon Demers, MER (10-Misconduct) 16:33; Elliott Sheen, MER (5-CONTACT TO THE HEAD) 16:33; Elliott Sheen, MER (10-Game Misconduct) 16:33; Elliott Sheen, MER (Slashing) 16:33; Will O'Neill, MNE (Roughing) 16:33; Will O'Neill, MNE (HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 16:33; Will O'Neill, MNE (10-Misconduct) 16:33; Matt Mangene, MNE (Roughing) 16:33; Matt Mangene, MNE (HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 16:33; Matt Mangene, MNE (10-Misconduct) 16:33; Spencer Abbott, MNE (Roughing) 16:33; Spencer Abbott, MNE (HITTING AFTER WHISTLE) 16:33; Spencer Abbott, MNE (10-Misconduct) 16:33; Joey Diamond, MNE (5-CONTACT TO THE HEAD) 16:33; Joey Diamond, MNE (10-Game Misconduct) 16:33

Merrimack Goaltending - Joe Cannata (60:00, 30 shots, 28 saves, 2 GA)

Maine Goaltending - Dan Sullivan (58:58, 36 shots, 32 saves, 4 GA); Empty Net (1:02, 1 GA)

Win - Joe Cannata, MER (17-11-7). Loss - Dan Sullivan, MNE (20-9-3).

Shots On Goal - MER 16-14-7=37; MNE 10-7-13=30

Power Plays - MER 1 of 7; MNE 1 of 8

Penalties - MER 26 (98 min); MNE 24 (86 min)

New Records - Merrimack 18-11-7, Maine 21-12-3

Three Stars: 1. Rhett Bly (Merrimack) 2. Jeff Velleca (Merrimack) 3. Matt Mangene (Maine)

Referees: Tim Benedetto, Kevin Shea  Assistant Referees: Chris Aughe, Marc Sullivan


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