Sunday, January 3, 2010
Northern Michigan (NMU) at Minnesota (MIN)
Non-Conference Game
Dodge Holiday Classic Championship

Final Score: Northern Michigan 4, Minnesota 2
New Records: Northern Michigan 9-8-4, Minnesota 9-10-1

Text Box - Game Sheet

Referees: Marco Hunt, Derek Shepherd
Assistant Referees: Chris Olson, Dan Dineen
Attendance: 9208
Start Time: 7:07 pm  End Time: 9:27 pm  Total Time: 2:20



 Score By Periods  1st 2nd 3rd Final   Power Plays
 Northern Michigan  0 3 1 4    Northern Michigan  1 / 4 (.250) 
 Minnesota  1 1 0 2    Minnesota  1 / 7 (.143) 
 
 Shots On Goal  1st 2nd 3rd Total   Penalties/Minutes SHGF 
 Northern Michigan  7 10 6 23    Northern Michigan  8 / 16 0 
 Minnesota  18 19 13 50    Minnesota  5 / 10 0 



Northern Michigan Lineup
LW 18 Justin Florek  0-1-1  3/+1   C 21 Mark Olver  0-3-3  0/+1   RW 11 Phil Fox  0-0-0  2/+1
LW 71 Ray Kaunisto  2-0-2  6/+2   C 20 Matt Butcher  0-1-1  1/+1   RW 9 Greger Hanson  1-1-2  3/+2
LW 5 Billy Smith  0-0-0  1/E   C 15 Jared Brown  0-0-0  2/E   RW 23 Andrew Cherniwchan  0-0-0  1/-1
LW 8 Chad Pietila  0-0-0  0/-1   C 17 Tyler Gron  0-0-0  0/E   RW 22 Mike Maltese  0-0-0  0/E
LD 39 Kyle Follmer  0-0-0  1/+1   RD 2 Alan Dorich  0-0-0  0/E   G 35 Reid Ellingson  0-0-0  0
LD 44 TJ Miller  1-1-2  1/+1   RD 7 Erik Gustafsson  0-1-1  1/+2   G 41 Brian Stewart  0-0-0  0
LD 12 Erik Spady  0-0-0  1/E   RD 4 Scott Macaulay  0-0-0  0/E  
 
Minnesota Lineup
LW 11 Mike Hoeffel  1-0-1  2/-1   C 16 Mike Carman  0-1-1  4/-1   RW 17 Jacob Cepis  1-0-1  4/E
LW 12 Tony Lucia  0-1-1  3/E   C 7 Patrick White  0-0-0  5/+1   RW 21 Jake Hansen  0-1-1  2/E
LW 23 Josh Birkholz  0-0-0  1/-1   C 13 Nico Sacchetti  0-0-0  1/E   RW 24 Zach Budish  0-0-0  5/E
LW 15 Joe Miller  0-0-0  3/E   C 18 Nick Larson  0-0-0  2/-2   RW 22 Ryan Flynn  0-0-0  3/-1
LD 5 Nick Leddy  0-0-0  4/E   RD 20 David Fischer  0-0-0  1/-1   G 30 Jake Kremer  0-0-0  0
LD 10 Aaron Ness  0-0-0  2/E   RD 28 Cade Fairchild  0-1-1  7/-1   G 33 Alex Kangas  0-0-0  0
LD 2 Kevin Wehrs  0-0-0  1/-2   RD 27 Brian Schack  0-0-0  0/-1   G 35 Kent Patterson  0-0-0  0



 Goals  Scoring/Penalties   Time 

 1st Period (20:00) 
 NMU-1 Tyler Gron (2-High-Sticking) MIN 1x1 4:00 
 MIN  1 - 6x5 PP  Mike Hoeffel (10) (Mike Carman, Cade Fairchild) 5:57 
 MIN: 11,16,28,13,10,G33   NMU: 21,23,12,44,G41
 MIN-1 Cade Fairchild (2-Holding) NMU 0x1 18:36 

 2nd Period (20:00) 
 NMU-2 Alan Dorich (2-Holding) MIN 1x2 1:14 
 MIN-2 Aaron Ness (2-Interference) NMU 1x2 6:53 
 NMU  1 - 6x5 PP  Greger Hanson (6) (Mark Olver, Erik Gustafsson) 6:58 
 NMU: 9,21,7,15,11,G41   MIN: 11,16,20,27,G33
 NMU-3 Jared Brown (2-Holding) MIN 1x3 9:35 
 NMU  2 - 6x6  Ray Kaunisto (8) (Greger Hanson, Matt Butcher) 11:46 
 NMU (+): 71,9,20,2,39,G41   MIN (-): 18,22,23,2,27,G33
 NMU-4 Chad Pietila (2-Hooking) MIN 1x4 13:09 
 MIN  2 - 6x6  Jacob Cepis (1) (Tony Lucia, Jake Hansen) 15:13 
 MIN (+): 17,12,21,5,7,G33   NMU (-): 23,8,2,21,44,G41
 NMU  3 - 6x6  GW  Ray Kaunisto (9) (TJ Miller, Mark Olver) 19:47 
 NMU (+): 71,44,21,9,7,G41   MIN (-): 11,17,16,5,20,G33

 3rd Period (20:00) 
 NMU-5 Ray Kaunisto (2-Hooking) MIN 1x5 4:03 
 MIN-3 Patrick White (2-Hooking) NMU 1x3 11:20 
 NMU-6 Greger Hanson (2-Hooking) MIN 1x6 11:46 
 NMU  4 - 6x6  TJ Miller (3) (Mark Olver, Justin Florek) 16:16 
 NMU (+): 44,21,18,11,7,G41   MIN (-): 18,21,12,28,2,G33
 NMU-7 Ray Kaunisto (2-Hooking) MIN 1x7 16:58 
 Timeout - Minnesota 18:12 
 NMU-8 Erik Gustafsson (2-Cross-Checking) 19:58 
 MIN-4 Jacob Cepis (2-Cross-Checking) 19:58 
 MIN-5 Jacob Cepis (2-Roughing) NMU 1x4 19:58 

 End of Game 



 Northern Michigan Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd Total Minutes GA
 Brian Stewart (W, 7-6-3)  17 18 13 48 60:00 2
 
 Minnesota Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd Total Minutes GA
 Alex Kangas (L, 8-7-0)  7 7 5 19 58:12 4
 EMPTY NET  0 1:48 0



First Star: Ray Kaunisto (Northern Michigan)
Second Star: Brian Stewart (Northern Michigan)
Third Star: Mark Olver (Northern Michigan)

Northern Michigan (NMU) at Minnesota (MIN)
Date: Sunday, January 3, 2010
Non-Conference Game
Dodge Holiday Classic Championship
Attendance: 9208
Start Time: 7:07 pm  End Time: 9:27 pm  Total Time: 2:20

Scoring by Period - NMU 0-3-1=4; MIN 1-1-0=2

1st Period
Scoring - 1, MIN Mike Hoeffel/10 (Mike Carman/4, Cade Fairchild/9) 5:57 (PP)
Penalties - Tyler Gron, NMU (High-Sticking) 4:00; Cade Fairchild, MIN (Holding) 18:36

2nd Period
Scoring - 2, NMU Greger Hanson/6 (Mark Olver/13, Erik Gustafsson/16) 6:58 (PP)
3, NMU Ray Kaunisto/8 (Greger Hanson/12, Matt Butcher/5) 11:46
4, MIN Jacob Cepis/1 (Tony Lucia/11, Jake Hansen/2) 15:13
5, NMU Ray Kaunisto/9 (TJ Miller/5, Mark Olver/14) 19:47 (GW)
Penalties - Alan Dorich, NMU (Holding) 1:14; Aaron Ness, MIN (Interference) 6:53; Jared Brown, NMU (Holding) 9:35; Chad Pietila, NMU (Hooking) 13:09

3rd Period
Scoring - 6, NMU TJ Miller/3 (Mark Olver/15, Justin Florek/12) 16:16
Penalties - Ray Kaunisto, NMU (Hooking) 4:03; Patrick White, MIN (Hooking) 11:20; Greger Hanson, NMU (Hooking) 11:46; Ray Kaunisto, NMU (Hooking) 16:58; Erik Gustafsson, NMU (Cross-Checking) 19:58; Jacob Cepis, MIN (Cross-Checking) 19:58; Jacob Cepis, MIN (Roughing) 19:58

Northern Michigan Goaltending - Brian Stewart (60:00, 50 shots, 48 saves, 2 GA)

Minnesota Goaltending - Alex Kangas (58:12, 23 shots, 19 saves, 4 GA); Empty Net (1:48, 0 GA)

Win - Brian Stewart, NMU (7-6-3). Loss - Alex Kangas, MIN (8-7-0).

Shots On Goal - NMU 7-10-6=23; MIN 18-19-13=50

Power Plays - NMU 1 of 4; MIN 1 of 7

Penalties - NMU 8 (16 min); MIN 5 (10 min)

Three Stars: 1. Ray Kaunisto (Northern Michigan) 2. Brian Stewart (Northern Michigan) 3. Mark Olver (Northern Michigan)

Referees: Marco Hunt, Derek Shepherd  Assistant Referees: Chris Olson, Dan Dineen