Tape To Tape: Season In Review

Cody, Alex & Whitneigh sat down to dissect  the 2013-14 Maine Hockey Season. See you at the Alfond in October!

 

All Access: Maine 77 Bucknell 47

The Black Bears Women’s basketball team, seeded 7th in the WBI tournament, won convincingly over 2nd seeded Bucknell 77-47 off of an amazing night from numerous role players; Liz Wood with 21 points (5 of 6 made from behind the arc), 5 rebounds and 3 steals, Ashleigh Roberts with 10 points, 3 assists, and 2 blocks and steals, Mikaela Gustafsson with 13 points, 9 rebounds, 2 blocks and 2 assists, and Lauren Bodine who had 11 points and 4 rebounds. Maine took a huge lead in the first, and never looked back, shooting a combined 60.7% from the field in the second half. They’ll go on to the next round of the Women’s Basketball Invitational to face Fairfield University this Saturday at 2pm. Below are the postgame press conferences from both teams.

Bucknell Press Conference:

Head Coach Aaron Roussell

Maine Press Conference:

Mikaela Gustafsson, Chantel Charles, Liz Wood, Ashleigh Roberts, and Head Coach Richard Barron

Maine-Providnce: By The Numbers

In the final installment, we look at the series we’re covering, Maine and Providence. Maine and Providence will battle at Schneider Arena in Providence, RI in a best 2-out-of-3 quarterfinal matchup in the Hockey East tournament. Games are scheduled for Friday at 7pm, Saturday at 7pm, & Sunday TBD if necessary.

courtesy of hockeyeastonline.com

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Record:
Maine: 9-8-3 Hockey East, 16-13-4 Overall
Providence: 11-7-2 Hockey East, 19-9-6 Overall
 
Maine: 1-10-3 on the Road
Providence: 10-5-2 at Home
 
Maine: 1-3-1 in Last 5 games, streak: W1
Providence: 4-1-0 in Last 5 games, streak: W4
 
Pairwise Ranking:
Maine: #22
Providence: #11t
 
Season Series:
Providence leads 2-0
Game 1: February 28, Alfond Arena, PRO 4-2
Game 2: March 1, Alfond Arena, PRO 3-2
 
Goaltending:
Maine:
            Martin Ouellette, Sr, 32 GP/32 starts, 15-13-4, 2.22 GAA, .927 SV%, 4 SOs
            Dan Sullivan, Sr, 3 GP/1 starts, 1-0-0, 1.97 GAA, .917 SV%
 
Providence:
            Jon Gillies, So, 29 GP/29 starts, 16-7-5, 2.22 GAA, .927 SV%, 3 SOs
            Nick Ellis, Fr, 7 GP/5 starts, 3-2-1, 2.35 GAA, .904 SV%
 
 
Leading Scorer:
Maine: Devin Shore, So, F (33 GP, 14-27-41)
Providence: Ross Mauermann, Jr, F (34 GP, 18-15-33)
 
Leading Goal Scorer:
Maine: Devin Shore, So, F (33 GP, 14 goals)
Providence: Ross Mauermann, Jr, F (34 GP, 18 goals)
 
Powerplay Goals
Maine: Ben Hutton, So, D (33 GP, 8 PP goals)
Providence: Ross Mauermann, Jr, F (34 GP, 4 PP goals)
 
Team Offense:
Maine: 22t/59 in the nation, 4t/11 in Hockey East (3 GPG)
Providence: 22t/59 in the nation, 4t/11 in Hockey East (3 GPG)
 
Team Defense:
Maine: 12/59 in the nation, 5/11 in Hockey East (2.3 GAA)
Providence: 13/59 in the nation, 6/11 in Hockey East (2.32 GAA)
 
Powerplay:
Maine: 37/59 in the nation, 7/11 in Hockey East (23/138, 16.7%)
Providence: 53/59 in the nation, 11/11 in Hockey East (20/155, 12.9%)
 
Penalty Kill:
Maine: 17/59 in the nation, 5/11 in Hockey East (84.1%)
Providence: 6/59 in the nation, 3/11 in Hockey East (86.7%)
 
Penalty Minutes:
Maine: 53/59 in the nation, 10/11 in Hockey East (9.6 PIM/G)
Providence: 46/59 in the nation, 8/11 in Hockey East (10.3 PIM/G)

New Hampshire-Northeastern: By the Numbers

Third installment of this series features the (4) New Hampshire vs. (5) Northeastern series. This will be played at the Whittemore Center in Durham, NH over the weekend. The schedule is as follows: Friday 7pm, Saturday 7pm, Sunday TBD if necessary.

courtesy of hockeyeastonline.com

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Record:
UNH: 11-9-0 Hockey East, 19-16-1 Overall
NU: 10-8-2 Hockey East, 18-12-4 Overall
 
UNH: 9-8-1 at Home
NU: 9-5-1 on the Road
 
UNH: 3-2-0 in Last 5 games, streak: W2
NU: 2-2-1 in Last 5 games, streak: L2
 
Ranking:
UNH: #20
NU: #14t
 
Seasonok Series:
UNH Leads 2-0
Game 1: November 15, Matthews Arena, UNH 3-0
Game 2: November, Whittemore Center, UNH 4-1
 
Goaltending:
UNH:
            Casey DeSmith, Jr, 32 GP/31 starts, 17-14-0, 2.34 GAA, .922 SV%, 2 SOs
            Jeff Wyer, Sr, 7 GP/5 starts, 2-2-1, 2.80 GAA, .887 SV%
NU:
            Clay Witt, Jr, 29 GP/29 starts, 16-10-3, 2.27 GAA, .935 SV%, 4 SOs
            Derick Roy, Fr, 5 GP/5 starts, 2-2-0, 3.88 GAA, .877 SV%
 
Leading Scorer:
UNH: Kevin Goumas, Sr, F (35 GP, 14-31-45)
NU: Kevin Roy, So, F (34 GP, 17-26-43)
 
Leading Goal Scorer:
UNH: Two-way tie for 18 goals (Sorkin & Willows)
NU: Braden Pimm, Sr, F (34 GP, 20 goals)
 
Powerplay Goals
UNH: Nick Sorkin, Sr, F (36 GP, 6 PP goals)
NU: Braden Pimm, Sr, F (34 GP, 8 PP goals)
 
Team Offense:
UNH: 17t/59 in the nation, 3/11 in Hockey East (3.14 GPG)
NU: 16/59 in the nation, 2/11 in Hockey East (3.18 GPG)
 
Team Defense:
UNH: 20t/59 in the nation, 7/11 in Hockey East (2.56 GAA)
NU: 32/59 in the nation, 8/11 in Hockey East (2.74 GAA)
 
Powerplay:
UNH: 9/59 in the nation, 3/11 in Hockey East (31/143, 21.7%)
NU: 42/59 in the nation, 8/11 in Hockey East (27/167, 16.2%)
 
Penalty Kill:
UNH: 35t/59 in the nation, 11/11 in Hockey East (81.3%)
NU: 20/59 in the nation, 7/11 in Hockey East (83.5%)
 
Penalty Minutes:
UNH: 58/59 in the nation, 11/11 in Hockey East (7.9 PIM/G)
NU: 12/59 in the nation, 1/11 in Hockey East (14.2 PIM/G)

The final By the Numbers about the Black Bears will be up at noontime

Lowell-Vermont: By the Numbers

For the second installment of the series, we take a look at the (2) Lowell vs (7) Vermont. The two will play at Tsongas Center in Lowell, MA over the weekend. The schedule is as follows: Friday 7pm, Saturday 7pm, & Sunday TBD if necessary.

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Record:
Lowell: 11-6-3 Hockey East, 21-9-4 Overall
Vermont: 10-10-0 Hockey East, 19-12-3 Overall
 
Lowell: 10-3-3 at Home
Vermont: 9-5-1 on the Road
 
Lowell: 2-2-1 in Last 5 games, streak: L1
Vermont: 4-1-0 in Last 5 games, streak: W2
 
Pairwise Ranking:
Lowell: #8
Vermont: #11t
 
Season Series:
Split at 1
Game 1: February 28, Gutterson Fieldhouse, Lowell 1-0 OT
Game 2: March 1, Gutterson Fieldhouse, Vermont 3-2
 
Goaltending:
Lowell:
            Connor Hellebuyck, So, 22 GP/22 starts, 13-7-2, 1.86 GAA, .939 SV%, 4 SOs
            Doug Carr, Sr, 12 GP/12 starts, 8-2-2, 1.80 GAA, .936 SV%
Vermont:
            Mike Santaguida, Fr, 19 GP/19 starts, 10-7-2, 2.46 GAA, .912 SV%, 1 SOs
            Brody Hoffman, So, 16 GP/15 starts, 9-5-1, 1.95 GAA, .928 SV%
           
Leading Scorer:
Lowell: Joseph Pendenza, Sr, F (34 GP, 12-12-24)
Vermont: Chris McCarthy, Sr, F (34 GP, 16-24-40)
 
Leading Goal Scorer:
Lowell: Joseph Pendenza, Sr, F (34 GP, 12 goals)
Vermont: Mario Puskarich, Fr, F (33 GP, 18 goals)
 
Powerplay Goals
Lowell: Three-way tie for 4 goals (Chapie, Arnold, & Holmstrom)
Vermont: Two-way tie for 5 goals (Puskarich & Markison)
 
Team Offense:
Lowell: 29t/59 in the nation, 8/11 in Hockey East (2.82 GPG)
Vermont: 27t/59 in the nation, 7/11 in Hockey East (2.85 GPG)
 
Team Defense:
Lowell: 3/59 in the nation, 1/11 in Hockey East (1.94 GAA)
Vermont: 9/59 in the nation, 4/11 in Hockey East (2.26 GAA)
 
Powerplay:
Lowell: 21/59 in the nation, 4/11 in Hockey East (26/136, 19.12%)
Vermont: 48/59 in the nation, 9/11 in Hockey East (22/150, 14.67%)
 
Penalty Kill:
Lowell: 5/59 in the nation, 9/11 in Hockey East (87%)
Vermont: 31/59 in the nation, 2/11 in Hockey East (81.9%)
 
Penalty Minutes:
Lowell: 51/59 in the nation, 9/11 in Hockey East (9.8 PIM/G)
Vermont: 41/59 in the nation, 6/11 in Hockey East (10.9 PIM/G)
 

Up next the (4) New Hampshire vs. (5) Northeastern by the numbers will be up at 11:20 am.

Boston College-Notre Dame: By The Numbers

For the Hockey East quarterfinals, there will be posts on all four series. We’ll start with the matchup between (1) Boston College & (8) Notre Dame. The two will battle at Conte Forum over the weekend. There series is scheduled as follows: Friday 7pm, Sat 4pm, & Sun TBD if necessary.

courtesy of hockeyeastonline.com

courtesy of hockeyeastonline.com


 
Record:
BC: 16-2-2 Hockey East, 25-5-4 Overall
ND: 9-9-2 Hockey East, 21-12-2 Overall
 
BC: 10-2-1 at Home
ND: 5-6-1 on the Road
 
BC: 3-1-1 in Last 5 games, streak: L1
ND: 5-0-0 in Last 5 games, streak: W5
 
Pairwise Ranking:
BC: #2
ND: #9
 
Season Series:
Tied at 1
Game 1: January 4, Fenway Park, BC 4-3
Game 2: March 1, Conte Forum, ND 2-1 OT
 
Goaltending:
BC:
            Thatcher Demko, Fr, 18 GP/18 starts, 13-2-2, 1.75 GAA, .935 SV%, 2 SOs
            Brian Billett, Jr, 16 GP/16 starts, 12-3-1, 2.44 GAA, .920 SV%, 1 SOs
            Brad Barone, Jr, 4 GP/0 starts, 0-0-0, 2.22 GAA, .931 SV%
ND:
            Steven Summerhays, Sr, 33 GP/32 starts, 19-11-2, 1.88 GAA, .929 SV%, 7 SOs
            Chad Katunar, Fr, 5 GP/3 starts, 2-1-0, 2.36 GAA, .881 SV%
 
Leading Scorer:
BC: Johnny Gaudreau, Jr, F (34 GP, 30-34-64)
ND: TJ Tynan, Sr, F (35 GP, 8-25-33)
 
Leading Goal Scorer:
BC: Johnny Gaudreau, Jr, F (34 GP, 30 goals)
ND: Mario Lucia, So, F (35 GP, 15 goals)
 
Powerplay Goals
BC: Johnny Gaudreau, Jr, F (34 GP, 9 PP goals)
ND: Mario Lucia, So, F (35 GP, 7 PP goals)
 
Team Offense:
BC: 1/59 in the nation, 1/11 in Hockey East (4.18 GPG)
ND: 24t/59 in the nation, x/11 in Hockey East (2.97 GPG)
 
Team Defense:
BC: 5/59 in the nation, 3/11 in Hockey East (2.09 GAA)
ND: 4/59 in the nation, 2/11 in Hockey East (2.00 GAA)
 
Powerplay:
BC: 5/59 in the nation, 1/11 in Hockey East (29/122, 23.77%)
ND: 28/59 in the nation, 5/11 in Hockey East (32/177, 18.08%)
 
Penalty Kill:
BC: 2/59 in the nation, 1/11 in Hockey East (91.3%)
ND: 7/59 in the nation, 4/11 in Hockey East (86.5%)
 
Penalty Minutes:
BC: 30/59 in the nation, 4/11 in Hockey East (12.4 PIM/G)
ND: 36/59 in the nation, 5/11 in Hockey East (11.8 PIM/G)
 

The next post previewing (2) Umass-Lowell vs (7) Vermont will be coming up at 10:40 am.

 

Maine-Merrimack playoff Highlights

Last night the Black Bears and Warriors battled in the first round of the Hockey East Playoffs. Here are the highlights

The Black Bears will travel to Providence next weekend in the Hockey East Quarterfinals.

Game 1 – Friday 7:00 pm

Game 2 – Saturday TBD

Game 3 – Sunday TBD (if necessary)

All Access: Maine 54 Stony Brook 80

The Stony Brook Seawolves took an early lead Saturday evening and never looked back, holding an average of a 30 point lead over the Black Bears all game, improving to their 9th straight win over Maine. AE Player of the Year Jameel Warney led the Seawolves with 15 points, 8 rebounds, and 4 blocks. Xavier Pollard led Maine with 11 points before leaving the game with 5 fouls in the 2nd half. Maine was held to just 54 points, 19 less than their season average as the highest scoring offense per game in America East. Below is Maine’s press conference after the game.

 

Maine Press Conference

Head Coach Ted Woodward, Till Gloger, and Troy Reid-Knight

All Access: Maine 62 Hartford 63 OT

The Black Bears WBB were seeded number 4 in the America East tournament and took on number 5 Hartford; the last time these two teams faced off Hartford got the best of Maine in overtime coming from behind to win. Last night was the same result with Maine coming from behind to lose by only 1 point in overtime. Maine broke the America East single season 3 point record for a team, breaking the old record of 223. Ashleigh Roberts had a huge night in her last game for the Black Bears, with 20 points, 9 rebounds, and 5 assists. Below are the postgame interviews from both teams.

 

Hartford Press Conference

Head Coach Jennifer Rizzotti, Deanna Mayza, and Amber Bepko

 

 

Maine Press Conference

Head Coach Richard Baron, Liz Wood, and Ashleigh Roberts

 

Maine-Merrimack: By The Numbers

(HE #6) Maine and (HE #11) Merrimack will battle in a one-and-done game game with hopes of moving on to the Hockey East Quarterfinals.

Game set for 7:00 pm Saturday. Game can be heard on WMEB 91.9 FM Courtesy of hockeyeastonline.com

Game set for 7:00 pm Saturday. Game can be heard live on WMEB 91.9 FM
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Record:
Maine: 9-8-3 Hockey East, 15-13-4 Overall, 6th place, 21 HE pts
Mer: 3-15-2 Hockey East, 8-21-3 Overall, 11th place, 8 HE pts
 
Maine: 12-3-0 at Home
Mer: 1-13-2 on the Road
 
Maine: 1-3-1 in Last 5 games, streak: L3
Mer: 1-4-0 in Last 5 games, streak: L1
 
Ranking:
Maine: USCHO.com, #20 ; Pairwise, #21t
Mer: USCHO.com (NR); Pairwise, #46t
 
Season Series:
Game 1: February 14, 2014, Alfond Arena, Maine 2-1
Game 2: February 15, 2014, Alfond Arena, Maine 3-2
 
Goaltending:
Maine:
            Martin Ouellette, Sr, 31 GP/31 starts, 14-13-4, 2.29 GAA, .925 SV%, 3 SOs
            Dan Sullivan, Sr, 3 GP/1 start, 1-0-0, 1.97 GAA, .917 SV%
Mer:
            Rasmus Tirronen, Jr, 24 GP/22 starts, 7-13-3, 2.61 GAA, .904 SV%, 1 SOs
            Sam Marotta, Sr, 11 GP/10 starts, 1-8-0, 3.16 GAA, .870 SV%
 
Leading Scorer:
Maine: Devin Shore, So, F (32 GP, 13-27-40)
Mer: Mike Collins, Sr, F (28 GP, 12-13-25)
 
Leading Goal Scorer:
Maine: Devin Shore, So, F (32 GP, 13 goals)
Mer: Mike Collins, Sr, F (28 GP, 12 goals)
 
Powerplay Goals
Maine: Ben Hutton, So, D (32 GP, 8 PP goals)
Mer: Mike Collins, Sr, F (28 GP, 5 PP goals)
 
Team Offense:
Maine: 20/59 in the nation, 4/11 in Hockey East (3.03 GPG)
Mer: 56/59 in the nation, 11/11 in Hockey East (1.94 GPG)
 
Team Defense:
Maine: 14/59 in the nation, 6/11 in Hockey East (2.38 GAA)
Mer: 40/59 in the nation, 9/11 in Hockey East (2.97 GAA)
 
Powerplay:
Maine: 34/59 in the nation, 6/11 in Hockey East (23/113, 17.3%)
Mer: 50/59 in the nation, 10/11 in Hockey East (21/145, 14.5%)
 
Penalty Kill:
Maine: 20/59 in the nation, 7/11 in Hockey East (83.5%)
Mer: 39t/59 in the nation, 11/11 in Hockey East (80.8%)
 
Penalty Minutes:
Maine: 53/59 in the nation, 10/11 in Hockey East (9.6 PIM/G)
Mer: 26/59 in the nation, 3/11 in Hockey East (12.7 PIM/G)
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