WCHA TEXT BOX SCORE
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