Feb. 19, 2005

Box Score

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The No. 7 Ohio State men’s hockey team used points from 11 players to defeat Michigan State, 5-1, Saturday in a Central Collegiate Hockey Association game in Munn Ice Arena. Dan Knapp had a team-best three assists and points in the game, while Dave Barton and Domenic Maiani each had a goal and an assist.

Ohio State improves to 20-5-1 in CCHA action and 23-8-3 overall. The Spartans fall to 14-14-4 and 9-12-3 in league play. The win gives the Buckeyes a two-game series split with the Spartans.

Ohio State got on the board first, as Matt Beaudoin (So., Rock Forest, Quebec) scored 6:08 into the game on a delayed penalty. Matt Waddell (So., Armstrong, British Columbia) had the first assist, as he carried the puck into the zone before passing to Beaudoin in the slot. Dave Barton (So., Calgary, Alberta) had the second assist on the goal. The Buckeyes outshot the Spartans in the period, 12-6.

The Buckeyes outscored the Spartans in the second period, 3-1. Barton made the score 2-0 with a power-play goal at 4:37, putting in the rebound of a Maiani (Fr., Shelby Township, Mich.) shot, with Knapp (Jr., Rochester, Mich.) picking up the second assist. The Spartans got on the board when Jim Slater scored on the power play less than a minute later (5:29), as his shot got past a screened Dave Caruso (Jr., Roswell, Ga.) in net. Jason DeSantis (Oxford, Mich.) regained OSU’s two-goal lead just over a minute later, when he put in a loose puck at 6:57. Knapp and JB Bittner (Sr., Pittsburgh, Pa.) assisted on the goal, as they were fighting to get the puck in the net. Pelley made the score 4-1 with a power-play goal of his own at 15:51, as his shot from the point got through. Kyle Hood (Fr., Osoyoos, British Columbia) and Tom Fritsche (Fr., Parma, Ohio) assisted on the goal. The Buckeyes had nine shots on goal in the period, MSU six.

Maiani socored the only goal of the third period, as Nate Guenin (So., Aliquppa, Pa.) found him right by the net with OSU on the power play, making the score 5-1 at 17:14. Knapp had the second assist on the goal, giving him a career-best three helpers. OSU outshot MSU in the stanza, 15-3.

Ohio State outshot the Spartans in the game, 36-15. Caruso had 14 saves, while MSU goalie Dominic Vicari had 31.

Ohio State ended the game 3-for-9 on the power play and MSU was 1-for-6.

Postgame Notes
Ohio State has a bye weekend before closing out the regular season with a home-and-home series with Miami. The teams will meet in Oxford, Ohio, March 4 and in Columbus, Ohio, March 5.

Hood extended his scoring streak to five, with 2-4-6 in the stretch. Beaudoin extended his scoring streak to four (4-1-5).

The game was the 18th time this season the Buckeyes had multiple power-play goals. OSU is 16-1-1 in those games.

Hockey Game Box Score (Final) Ohio State Hockey 2004-05 #7 Ohio State vs Michigan State (Feb 19, 2005 at East Lansing, Mich.)

Ohio State (23-8-3, 20-5-1 CCHA) vs. Michigan State (14-14-4, 9-12-3 CCHA) Date: Feb 19, 2005 Location: East Lansing, Mich. Arena: Munn Ice Arena Attendance:6141 Start time:7:05 pm End time:9:29 pm Total time:2:24

Goals by Period 1 2 3 Tot ———————————- Ohio State………. 1 3 1 – 5 Michigan State…… 0 1 0 – 1

1st period – 1, OSU, Matt Beaudoin/19 (Matt Waddell/9, Dave Barton/4) 6:08 (delayed penalty). Penalties – Domenic Maiani, OSU (obstruction-tripping) 1:12; Johann Kroll, OSU (holding) 17:08; Chris Snavely, MSU (obstruction-tripping) 19:46.

2nd period – 2, OSU, Dave Barton/2 (Domenic Maiani/19, Dan Knapp/16) 4:37 (pp). 3, MSU, Jim Slater/13 (Colton Fretter/18, Tyler Howells/10) 5:29 (pp). 4, OSU, Jason DeSantis/2 (Dan Knapp/17, JB Bittner/13) 6:57. 5, OSU, Rod Pelley/19 (Kyle Hood/15, Tom Fritsche/28) 15:51 (pp). Penalties – Chris Mueller, MSU (interference) 2:48; Matt McIlvane, OSU (tripping) 5:07; Jared Nightingale, MSU (roughing) 7:40; John Dingle, OSU (roughing) 7:40; Dave Caruso, OSU (tripping) 7:40; Sean Collins, OSU (cross-checking) 8:06; Drew Miller, MSU (slashing) 8:06; Tommy Goebel, MSU (roughing) 9:51; Nate Guenin, OSU (roughing) 9:51; Nate Guenin, OSU (rh) 14:10; Jim McKenzie, MSU (charging) 14:10; Drew Miller, MSU (hooking) 14:25; Dave Barton, OSU (hooking) 16:49; Dave Barton, OSU (obstruction-hooking) 19:13.

3rd period – 6, OSU, Domenic Maiani/10 (Nate Guenin/9, Dan Knapp/18) 17:14 (pp). Penalties – Jim McKenzie, MSU (so) :46; Tyler Howells, MSU (high sticking) 5:44; Tyler Howells, MSU (tripping) 9:28; Ash Goldie, MSU (roughing) 14:46; Domenic Maiani, OSU (roughing) 14:46; Tyler Howells, MSU (tripping) 15:50; Bryan Lerg, MSU (slashing) 16:56; Rod Pelley, OSU (slashing) 16:56; Colton Fretter, MSU (interference) 18:57.

Shots on goal – OSU 12-9-15 36; MSU 6-6-3 15.

Power plays – OSU 3 of 9; MSU 1 of 4.

Penalties – OSU 12 (24 min); MSU 14 (28 min).

Goalies – OSU, Dave Caruso 21-6-3 (60:00 minutes, 15 shots-14 saves); MSU, Dominic Vicari 12-13-4 (60:00, 36-31).

Penalty shots – None.

A-6141 T-2:24 Three stars: 1. Dave Barton 2. Rod Pelley 3. Matt Beaudoin Referee:Matt Shegos Assistant Referee:John Philo; Dave Kronenberg Win-Dave Caruso (21-6-3). Loss-Dominic Vicari (12-13-4).