Saturday, December 5, 2009
Michigan State (MSU) at Northern Michigan (NMU)
WCHA Conference Game

Final Score: Northern Michigan 3, Michigan State 2 - OT
New Records: Northern Michigan 6-6-4, Michigan State 10-6-2

Text Box - Game Sheet

Referees: Kevin Hall, Derek Berkebile
Assistant Referees: Eric Froberg, Paul Tunison
Attendance: 3802
Start Time: 7:35 pm  End Time: 9:47 pm  Total Time: 2:12



 Score By Periods  1st 2nd 3rd OT Final   Power Plays
 Michigan State  0 1 1 0 2    Michigan State  0 / 6 (.000) 
 Northern Michigan  1 1 0 1 3    Northern Michigan  0 / 5 (.000) 
 
 Shots On Goal  1st 2nd 3rd OT Total   Penalties/Minutes SHGF 
 Michigan State  4 10 11 1 26    Michigan State  5 / 10 0 
 Northern Michigan  8 10 12 3 33    Northern Michigan  6 / 12 0 



Michigan State Lineup
LW 27 Derek Grant  0-0-0  2/+1   C 22 Nick Sucharski  0-0-0  1/+1   RW 25 Corey Tropp  1-0-1  2/+1
LW 6 Andrew Rowe  0-0-0  3/-1   C 9 Daultan Leveille  0-1-1  0/E   RW 10 Dustin Gazley  1-0-1  5/-1
LW 12 Mike Merrifield  0-0-0  1/-1   C 8 Chris Forfar  0-0-0  4/-1   RW 91 Zach Golembiewski  0-0-0  1/-1
LW 18 Kevin Walrod  0-0-0  0/E   C 20 Anthony Hayes  0-0-0  0/-1   RW 4 Trevor Nill  0-0-0  2/E
LD 44 Torey Krug  0-1-1  1/E   RD 2 Jeff Petry  0-0-0  1/+1   G 29 Drew Palmisano  0-0-0  0
LD 21 Matt Crandell  0-0-0  1/-3   RD 5 Brock Shelgren  0-0-0  1/-1   G 35 Bobby Jarosz  0-0-0  0
LD 23 Matt Grassi  0-0-0  1/E   RD 7 Tim Buttery  0-1-1  0/+1  
 
Northern Michigan Lineup
LW 18 Justin Florek  0-0-0  4/-1   C 21 Mark Olver  0-0-0  4/E   RW 11 Phil Fox  0-0-0  2/E
LW 71 Ray Kaunisto  0-1-1  2/+1   C 20 Matt Butcher  2-1-3  3/+2   RW 9 Greger Hanson  0-0-0  2/+1
LW 19 Kory Kaunisto  0-0-0  1/E   C 15 Jared Brown  0-0-0  2/E   RW 22 Mike Maltese  0-0-0  0/E
LW 17 Tyler Gron  0-0-0  2/+1   C 23 Andrew Cherniwchan  0-0-0  1/-1   RW 8 Chad Pietila  0-0-0  2/E
LD 4 Scott Macaulay  0-0-0  0/E   RD 7 Erik Gustafsson  0-0-0  5/E   G 35 Reid Ellingson  0-0-0  0
LD 39 Kyle Follmer  0-0-0  0/+1   RD 2 Alan Dorich  0-0-0  1/-1   G 41 Brian Stewart  0-0-0  0
LD 44 TJ Miller  1-1-2  2/+1   RD 12 Erik Spady  0-2-2  0/+1  



 Goals  Scoring/Penalties   Time 

 1st Period (20:00) 
 NMU-1 BENCH (2-Too Many Players) (Served by Mike Maltese) MSU 0x1 4:48 
 MSU-1 Jeff Petry (2-Tripping) NMU 0x1 7:22 
 NMU-2 Mark Olver (2-ROUGHING THE GOALIE) MSU 0x2 11:46 
 NMU-3 Kyle Follmer (2-Unsportsmanlike Conduct) MSU 0x3 11:46 
 NMU  1 - 6x6  TJ Miller (1) (Ray Kaunisto, Matt Butcher) 14:16 
 NMU (+): 44,71,20,9,12,G41   MSU (-): 8,12,5,21,91,G29
 MSU-2 Torey Krug (2-Checking from Behind) NMU 0x2 18:08 

 2nd Period (20:00) 
 NMU-4 Kyle Follmer (2-CTH ROUGHING) MSU 0x4 1:47 
 NMU-5 Scott Macaulay (2-Hooking) MSU 0x5 4:16 
 MSU  1 - 6x6  Dustin Gazley (4) (Daultan Leveille, Tim Buttery) 9:39 
 MSU (+): 10,9,7,6,23,G29   NMU (-): 11,12,18,23,44,G41
 MSU-3 Torey Krug (2-Hooking) NMU 0x3 11:18 
 MSU-4 Andrew Rowe (2-Boarding) NMU 0x4 13:10 
 NMU  2 - 6x6  Matt Butcher (2) (Erik Spady) 15:32 
 NMU (+): 20,12,11,17,39,G41   MSU (-): 6,9,10,21,44,G29

 3rd Period (20:00) 
 MSU-5 Derek Grant (2-Kneeing) NMU 0x5 4:20 
 NMU-6 Alan Dorich (2-Tripping) MSU 0x6 10:54 
 MSU  2 - 6x6  Corey Tropp (12) (Torey Krug) 13:48 
 MSU (+): 25,44,2,27,22,G29   NMU (-): 2,9,12,20,71,G41

 Overtime (3:59) 
 NMU  3 - 6x6  GW  Matt Butcher (3) (Erik Spady, TJ Miller) 3:59 
 NMU (+): 20,12,44,71,9,G41   MSU (-): 6,21,23,20,10,G29

 End of Game 



 Michigan State Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd OT Total Minutes GA
 Drew Palmisano (L, 7-5-2)  7 9 12 2 30 63:59 3
 
 Northern Michigan Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd OT Total Minutes GA
 Brian Stewart  1 0 0 0 1 7:20 0
 EMPTY NET  0 0:02 0
 Brian Stewart  3 9 4 0 16 36:46 1
 EMPTY NET  0 0:12 0
 Brian Stewart (W, 4-4-3)  0 0 6 1 7 19:39 1



First Star: Matt Butcher (Northern Michigan)
Second Star: Drew Palmisano (Michigan State)
Third Star: TJ Miller (Northern Michigan)

Michigan State (MSU) at Northern Michigan (NMU)
Date: Saturday, December 5, 2009
Conference Game
Attendance: 3802
Start Time: 7:35 pm  End Time: 9:47 pm  Total Time: 2:12

Scoring by Period - MSU 0-1-1-0=2; NMU 1-1-0-1=3

1st Period
Scoring - 1, NMU TJ Miller/1 (Ray Kaunisto/6, Matt Butcher/2) 14:16
Penalties - Bench, NMU (Too Many Players) 4:48; Jeff Petry, MSU (Tripping) 7:22; Mark Olver, NMU (ROUGHING THE GOALIE) 11:46; Kyle Follmer, NMU (Unsportsmanlike Conduct) 11:46; Torey Krug, MSU (Checking from Behind) 18:08

2nd Period
Scoring - 2, MSU Dustin Gazley/4 (Daultan Leveille/6, Tim Buttery/4) 9:39
3, NMU Matt Butcher/2 (Erik Spady/6) 15:32
Penalties - Kyle Follmer, NMU (CTH ROUGHING) 1:47; Scott Macaulay, NMU (Hooking) 4:16; Torey Krug, MSU (Hooking) 11:18; Andrew Rowe, MSU (Boarding) 13:10

3rd Period
Scoring - 4, MSU Corey Tropp/12 (Torey Krug/4) 13:48
Penalties - Derek Grant, MSU (Kneeing) 4:20; Alan Dorich, NMU (Tripping) 10:54

Overtime
Scoring - 5, NMU Matt Butcher/3 (Erik Spady/7, TJ Miller/4) 3:59 (GW)
Penalties - None

Michigan State Goaltending - Drew Palmisano (63:59, 33 shots, 30 saves, 3 GA)

Northern Michigan Goaltending - Brian Stewart (63:45, 26 shots, 24 saves, 2 GA); Empty Net (0:14, 0 GA)

Win - Brian Stewart, NMU (4-4-3). Loss - Drew Palmisano, MSU (7-5-2).

Shots On Goal - MSU 4-10-11-1=26; NMU 8-10-12-3=33

Power Plays - MSU 0 of 6; NMU 0 of 5

Penalties - MSU 5 (10 min); NMU 6 (12 min)

Three Stars: 1. Matt Butcher (Northern Michigan) 2. Drew Palmisano (Michigan State) 3. TJ Miller (Northern Michigan)

Referees: Kevin Hall, Derek Berkebile  Assistant Referees: Eric Froberg, Paul Tunison