John Leahy’s pregame interview with Merrimack head coach Mark Dennehy
Pregame with Maine head coach Red Gendron
Intermission with Merrimack beat writer Mike McMahon
Postgame with Merrimack head coach Mark Dennehy
Merrimack boasted six different point-scorers on Saturday and three separate two-point nights (Gustafsson, Christie, Bahe) … Freshmen Brett Seney and Mathieu Tibbet also earned assists on the night … Senior Rasmus Tirronen fell to 10-9-2 after turning away 21 shots, while Morrison improved to 6-7-2 with a 28-save effort … Merrimack outshot Maine by a 31-26 margin; the Black Bears totaled 17 of those shots in the second period and nine in the first and third combined … Both sides won exactly 35 faceoffs apiece.
Mike McMahon covers Merrimack College for The Eagle Tribune and is the founder and managing editor of The Mack Report as well as on staff as a senior writer at College Hockey News. Follow him on Twitter @MikeMcMahonCHN