HOCKEY EAST TEXT BOX SCORE
New Hampshire (UNH) at Merrimack (MER)
Date: Friday, March 3, 2017
Non-Conference Game
Hockey East Opening Round
Attendance: 2549 (Sellout)
Start Time: 7:05 pm  End Time: 9:11 pm  Total Time: 2:06

Scoring by Period - UNH 0-0-0=0; MER 2-1-1=4

1st Period
Scoring - 1, MER Sami Tavernier/8 (Brett Seney/20) 5:50 (GW)
2, MER Derek Petti/5 (Jace Hennig/13, Johnathan Kovacevic/16) 15:16
Penalties - Brett Seney, MER (Slashing) 11:12; Brett Seney, MER (Interference) 17:30

2nd Period
Scoring - 3, MER Chris LeBlanc/5 (Jace Hennig/14) 4:37
Penalties - Tyler Irvine, MER (Holding) 10:20; Dylan Maller, UNH (Holding) 18:55

3rd Period
Scoring - 4, MER Tyler Irvine/6 (Jared Kolquist/9, Alfred Larsson/4) 16:32 (EN)
Penalties - Marc Biega, MER (Tripping) 4:13; Jamie Hill, UNH (Charging) 11:02; Mathieu Tibbet, MER (Unsportsmanlike Conduct) 17:49; Tyler Kelleher, UNH (Interference) 18:55

New Hampshire Goaltending - Daniel Tirone (59:52, 26 shots, 23 saves, 3 GA); Empty Net (0:08, 1 GA)

Merrimack Goaltending - Collin Delia (60:00, 25 shots, 25 saves, 0 GA)

Win - Collin Delia, MER (9-6-3). Loss - Daniel Tirone, UNH (12-16-5).

Shots On Goal - UNH 10-6-9=25; MER 12-7-8=27

Power Plays - UNH 0 of 5; MER 0 of 3

Penalties - UNH 3 (6 min); MER 5 (10 min)

New Records - Merrimack 15-14-6, New Hampshire 12-18-5

Three Stars: 1. Jace Hennig (Merrimack) 2. Collin Delia (Merrimack) 3. Sami Tavernier (Merrimack)

Referees: Terrence Murphy, Peter Schlittenhardt  Linesmen: Chris Aughe, Pat Turcotte