HOCKEY EAST TEXT BOX SCORE
Maine (MNE) at Vermont (VER)
Date: Saturday, March 4, 2017
Non-Conference Game
Hockey East Opening Round
Attendance: 3345
Start Time: 7:05 pm  End Time: 9:14 pm  Total Time: 2:09

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

1st Period
Scoring - 1, VER Brendan Bradley/6 (Liam Coughlin/7) 6:33
2, VER Rob Hamilton/8 (Brian Bowen/14, Mario Puskarich/15) 17:52 (PP) (GW)
Penalties - Trey Phillips, VER (Boarding) 12:02; Ryan Smith, MNE (High-Sticking) 17:13

2nd Period
Scoring - 3, MNE Rob Michel/9 (Blaine Byron/23, Cam Brown/35) 6:55 (PP)
4, VER Mario Puskarich/12 (Brendan Bradley/13, Brian Bowen/15) 14:36 (PP)
5, VER Craig Puffer/11 (Brady Shaw/10, Jarrid Privitera/11) 14:48
Penalties - Mario Puskarich, VER (Tripping) 6:37; Peter Housakos, MNE (Cross-Checking) 13:15; Mark Hamilton, MNE (Cross-Checking) 14:48

3rd Period
Scoring - 6, VER Matt Alvaro/8 (Drew Best/4, Rob Hamilton/10) 19:38 (PP) (EN)
Penalties - Ryan Smith, MNE (High-Sticking) 8:06; Patrick Shea, MNE (Slashing) 18:23

Maine Goaltending - Matt Morris (40:00, 20 shots, 16 saves, 4 GA); Rob McGovern (18:21, 8 shots, 8 saves, 0 GA); Empty Net (1:39, 1 GA)

Vermont Goaltending - Stefanos Lekkas (60:00, 37 shots, 36 saves, 1 GA)

Win - Stefanos Lekkas, VER (18-8-5). Loss - Matt Morris, MNE (2-6-1).

Shots On Goal - MNE 9-17-11=37; VER 12-8-9=29

Power Plays - MNE 1 of 2; VER 3 of 5

Penalties - MNE 5 (10 min); VER 2 (4 min)

New Records - Vermont 20-11-5, Maine 11-21-4

Three Stars: 1. Stefanos Lekkas (Vermont) 2. Brendan Bradley (Vermont) 3. Mario Puskarich (Vermont)

Referees: Jamie Koharski, Peter Schlittenhardt  Linesmen: Jason Williams, Steven Murray