Providence 5, Merrimack 3

Hockey East Game
Saturday, January 31, 2009 at Schneider Arena (Attendance: 1,375)

 Scoring  Shots on GoalPenaltiesPower Plays
Merrimack030= 3  7125= 248-161-3
Providence221= 5  13138= 345-102-6
Scoring Summary

First Period
Providence-1Mark Fayne (Pierce Norton, Nick Mazzolini)    PPG5:23
Providence-2John Cavanagh (Matt Germain, Daniel New)   9:48

Second Period
Providence-3John Cavanagh (Robert Maloney, Ben Farrer)   4:13
Providence-4Nick Mazzolini (Matt Bergland, Pierce Norton)   GWG PPG14:16
Merrimack-1Francois Ouimet (Chris Barton, Pat Bowen)   15:17
Merrimack-2Rob Ricci (Jesse Todd, Ryan Flanigan)   17:27
Merrimack-3Jesse Todd (unassisted)    PPG 4x319:56

Third Period
Providence-5Nick Mazzolini (unassisted)   17:28
Merrimack-1Andrew Braithwaite (24:16 N) 113= 14(3 GA)
Merrimack-2Joe Cannata (34:28 L) 87= 15(2 GA)
Providence-1Alex Beaudry (60:00 W) 795= 21(3 GA)

Referee(s): Tom Cronin, Chris Federico
Asst. Referee(s): Bob Bernard, Chris Aughe

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