HOCKEY EAST TEXT BOX SCORE
Vermont (VER) at Connecticut (CON)
Date: Saturday, March 5, 2016
Non-Conference Game
Hockey East Opening Round
Attendance: 4572
Start Time: 7:05 pm  End Time: 9:24 pm  Total Time: 2:19

Scoring by Period - VER 2-0-2=4; CON 1-2-0=3

1st Period
Scoring - 1, CON Karl El-Mir/2 (Joey Ferriss/4) 8:42
2, VER Mario Puskarich/10 (Brendan Bradley/10) 12:12 (PP)
3, VER Conor O'Neil/4 (Craig Puffer/5) 15:13
Penalties - Brian Bowen, VER (Boarding) 2:09; David Drake, CON (Tripping) 10:05; Shawn Pauly, CON (Hooking) 10:53; Tage Thompson, CON (Interference) 18:08

2nd Period
Scoring - 4, CON Karl El-Mir/3 (Joey Ferriss/5, Max Kalter/7) 2:18
5, CON Tage Thompson/14 (Maxim Letunov/24, Joseph Masonius/15) 7:35 (PP)
Penalties - Jonathan Turk, VER (Cross-Checking) 6:18; Chris Muscoby, VER (High-Sticking) 6:24; Patrick Kirtland, CON (Hooking) 14:43

3rd Period
Scoring - 6, VER Yvan Pattyn/1 (Travis Blanleil/2, Anthony Petruzzelli/5) 9:45
7, VER Brian Bowen/3 (Rob Darrar/3) 18:41 (GW)
Penalties - Miles Gendron, CON (Boarding) 4:12; Craig Puffer, VER (Holding) 4:38

Vermont Goaltending - Mike Santaguida (58:38, 27 shots, 24 saves, 3 GA); Empty Net (1:22, 0 GA)

Connecticut Goaltending - Rob Nichols (59:00, 32 shots, 28 saves, 4 GA); Empty Net (1:00, 0 GA)

Win - Mike Santaguida, VER (6-10-2). Loss - Rob Nichols, CON (9-18-2).

Shots On Goal - VER 10-13-9=32; CON 4-15-8=27

Power Plays - VER 1 of 5; CON 1 of 4

Penalties - VER 4 (8 min); CON 5 (10 min)

New Records - Vermont 14-20-3, Connecticut 11-21-4

Three Stars: 1. Brian Bowen (Vermont) 2. Karl El-Mir (Connecticut) 3. Conor O'Neil (Vermont)

Referees: Kevin Keenan, Geoffrey Miller  Linesmen: Marc Sullivan, Chris Millea