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2004-2005 Hockey East Association
Merrimack vs #1 Minnesota (Dec 22, 2004 at Minneapolis, Minn.)


Merrimack (6-11-2, 1-8-1 HE) vs. Minnesota (14-4-0, 9-3-0 WCHA)
Date: Dec 22, 2004  Location: Minneapolis, Minn.    Arena: Mariucci Arena
Attendance:10008   Start time:8:05 pm   End time:10:13 pm  Total time:2:08



 # Prd Time Team Typ Scored By               Assists             Visitor On Ice   Home On Ice
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 1 1st 10:22 MINN EV Evan Kaufmann/1         Ben Gordon/4        23,18,13,4,6     20,13,27,5,15
 2 1st 14:04 MINN EV Garrett Smaagaard/5     Ben Gordon/5        23,13,26,24,20   17,15,4,20,13
                                             P.J. Atherton/1
 3 2nd 07:51 MINN PP Mike Vannelli/2         Derek Peltier/8     5,27,26,14       15,5,23,18,27
                                             Tyler Hirsch/20
 4 2nd 13:59 MINN EV Danny Irmen/11          Kris Chucko/4       26,24,17,13,7    19,18,16,9,4
 5 2nd 15:28 MINN EV Barry Tallackson/3      Evan Kaufmann/2     21,22,4,19,6     27,20,13,6,3
                                             Ben Gordon/6
 6 3rd 12:46 MC   PP Gough, Brent/1          Fox, Jordan/3       18,13,6,27,4     19,6,3
                                             Caron, Jeff/12
 7 3rd 15:52 MINN PP Ryan Potulny/18         Tyler Hirsch/21     27,19,4,6        7,19,16,23,3
                                             Chris Harrington/8
 8 3rd 19:30 MC   PP Fournier, Mike/1        Pallardy, Derek/1   23,17,24,26,20   17,22,9,4
                                             Drewicki, Scott/1

TEAM SUMMARY

## Merrimack             G  A PIM Sh +/-
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2  Hams, Peter.........  0  0   0  1   0
4 *Schmidt, Bryan......  0  0   0  2  -2
5 *Crusco, Steve.......  0  0   0  1   0
6 *Caron, Jeff.........  0  1   2  1  -2
7  Byrnes, Matt........  0  0   2  0  -1
12 Black, Jordan.......  0  0   0  1   0
13 Fox, Jordan.........  0  1   0  3  -3
14 Boulay, Brian.......  0  0   0  0   0
17 Pallardy, Derek.....  0  1   0  0  -1
18*Gough, Brent........  1  0   0  2  -1
19 Clark, Brendon......  0  0   0  0  -1
20 Alexiou, Mike.......  0  0   0  2  -1
21 Mills, Justin.......  0  0   0  1  -1
22 Pomponio, Nick......  0  0   2  0  -1
23 Fournier, Mike......  1  0   2  3  -2
24 Drewicki, Scott.....  0  1   0  0  -2
26 Sullivan, Ryan......  0  0   0  1  -2
27*Johnson, Matt.......  0  0   0  4   0
   Totals..............  2  4   8 22 -20


## Minnesota             G  A PIM Sh +/-
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3 *Chris Harrington....  0  1   0  1  +1
4  P.J. Atherton.......  0  1   0  2  +2
5  Derek Peltier.......  0  1   0  1  +1
6 *Judd Stevens........  0  0   0  1  +1
7  Gino Guyer..........  0  0   0  3   0
9  Andy Sertich........  0  0   0  1  +1
13 Ben Gordon..........  0  3   0  1  +3
15 Mike Vannelli.......  1  0   0  4  +2
16*Ryan Potulny........  1  0   0  3  +1
17 Garrett Smaagaard...  1  0   2  3  +1
18*Kris Chucko.........  0  1   2  2  +1
19*Danny Irmen.........  1  0   0  4  +1
20 Evan Kaufmann.......  1  1   0  1  +3
22 Brent Borgen........  0  0   0  2   0
23 Tyler Hirsch........  0  2   2  2   0
24 Mike Howe...........  0  0   2  1   0
27 Barry Tallackson....  1  0   0  2  +2
29 Jake Fleming........  0  0   2  1   0
   Totals..............  6 10  10 35 +20


Goals by Period
Team   1  2  3  Tot
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MC     0  0  2 -  2
MINN   2  3  1 -  6

Shots by Period
Team   1  2  3  Tot
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MC     5  7 10 - 22
MINN   6 18 11 - 35

Power Play G-Att (Shots)
Prd      MC         MINN
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1st    0-1 (0)     0-0 (1)
2nd    0-1 (2)     1-3 (4)
3rd    2-3 (4)     1-1 (3)
Total  2-5 (6)     2-4 (8)

Penalties/Minutes by Prd
Prd      MC       MINN
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1st      1/2       1/2
2nd      2/4       1/2
3rd      1/2       3/6
Total    4/8       5/10

Three stars:
1. Ben Gordon
2. Danny Irmen
3. Evan Kaufmann

Officials:
Referee:Randy Schmidt
Linesman:C.J. Beaurline
Linesman:Jerome Krieger

GOALTENDERS

Merrimack               Dec  MIN  GA EN   1  2  3 Svs
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35 Healey, Jim.........  L  60:00  6  0   4 15 10  29

Minnesota               Dec  MIN  GA EN   1  2  3 Svs
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34 Kellen Briggs.......  W  60:00  2  0   5  7  8  20


PENALTY SUMMARY

Prd Player               Team Min Offense              Time
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1st Garrett Smaagaard    MINN   2 INTERFERENCE         11:27 PP
1st Fournier, Mike       MC     2 HIGH STICKING        19:33 PP
2nd Kris Chucko          MINN   2 TRIPPING             01:35 PP
2nd Byrnes, Matt         MC     2 INTERFERENCE         06:16 PP
2nd Caron, Jeff          MC     2 HOLDING              16:57 PP
3rd Tyler Hirsch         MINN   2 HIGH STICKING        11:03 PP
3rd Mike Howe            MINN   2 HOLDING THE STICK    11:58
3rd Pomponio, Nick       MC     2 TRIPPING             14:24 PP
3rd Jake Fleming         MINN   2 HIGH STICKING        17:48 PP

Win-Kellen Briggs (14-3-0).  Loss-Healey, Jim (5-8-2).

Hockey Game Box Score (Final) 2004-2005 Hockey East Association Merrimack vs #1 Minnesota (Dec 22, 2004 at Minneapolis, Minn.) Merrimack - Faceoffs ## Player W L ------------------------------ 13 Fox, Jordan 9 5 7 Byrnes, Matt 7 5 19 Clark, Brendon 6 5 5 Crusco, Steve 4 8 20 Alexiou, Mike 2 0 12 Black, Jordan 1 0 17 Pallardy, Derek 1 2 4 Schmidt, Bryan 0 1 22 Pomponio, Nick 0 1 14 Boulay, Brian 0 1 6 Caron, Jeff 0 1 26 Sullivan, Ryan 0 2 21 Mills, Justin 0 3 Totals......... 30 34 Minnesota - Faceoffs ## Player W L ------------------------------ 16 Ryan Potulny 11 6 7 Gino Guyer 10 10 20 Evan Kaufmann 6 6 29 Jake Fleming 4 5 17 Garrett Smaagaard 1 0 13 Ben Gordon 1 0 24 Mike Howe 1 0 23 Tyler Hirsch 0 1 19 Danny Irmen 0 2 Totals......... 34 30 Merrimack - Power Play Summary Prd Start End Elapse Shots (Opp) ---------------------------------- 1st 11:27 13:27 02:00 0 0 2nd 01:35 03:35 02:00 2 1 3rd 11:03 12:46 01:43 3 0 PPG 3rd 12:46 13:58 01:12 0 0 3rd 17:48 19:30 01:42 1 0 PPG SUMMARY: 5 opps, 6 shots, 2 goals, time 08:37 Minnesota - Power Play Summary Prd Start End Elapse Shots (Opp) ---------------------------------- 1st 19:33 00:00 00:27 3 0 2nd 06:16 07:51 01:35 1 0 PPG 2nd 16:57 18:57 02:00 1 0 3rd 14:24 15:52 01:28 3 0 PPG SUMMARY: 4 opps, 8 shots, 2 goals, time 05:30