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1Q 2Q 3Q 4Q OT F
Minnesota Swarm Minnesota Swarm
(7-7 H 2-4 A 5-3)
1 4 1 3 9
Rochester Knighthawks Rochester Knighthawks
(8-7 H 5-2 A 3-5)
3 3 2 2 10

Damn, that John Grant is good

Saturday, April 8, 2006
Rochester, New York
Attendance: 10,352

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Pointstreak Swarm Notes

The Swarm fought hard and came back to tie it three times in the 2nd Half but fell to the Knighthawks 10-9 in Rochester.

#18 Andrew Biers started off the scoring for Minnesota with his first goal for the Swarm. That goal gave the Swarm a 1-0 lead before the Swarm started to visit the box. Especially costly was a five minute major on Ryan Cousins in the first that led to two Knighthawk goals. After the Knighthawks scored to make it 2-1 with 21 seconds to go in the 1st Quarter, John Grant gets the ball right off the face off and buries it with four seconds to go in the quarter to give Rochester the 3-1 lead. The Swarm defense looked as if they eased up a bit on Grant as he scored instead of running out the clock.

Grant scored two more on the power play to open the 2nd Quarter before #22 Kasey Beirnes goes to the crease on the power play to give the Swarm their second goal of the night to make it 5-2. #44 Ryan Ward got his first of the night on the power play to make it 5-3. After a Knighthawk goal, the Swarm rally for two goals from Beirnes and Ward again to send the game to the half at 6-5 in favor of the Knighthawks. Beirnes goal to make it 6-4 was nice as he tiptoed across the crease to score it.

The third quarter started with the Swarm tying the game on a goal by #17 Sean Pollock on a behind the back pass from Ward. Rochester netted two goals to give the Knighthawks a 8-6 lead to end the third. In the third, both goalies, #1 Matt Disher for the Swarm and #39 Pat O'Toole for the Knighthawks, were fantastic as both teams had ample opportunity to add to the score.

The fourth quarter saw the Swarm rally again. Beirnes gets his third on the night as continues his hard work on the crease to make it 8-7. After a loose ball in front of the net, #10 Brock Boyle jumps into the air to grab it and while still in the air puts it over O'Toole's shoulder to tie the game at eight. The Knighthawks came back again with #19 Scott Evans scoring his third goal in a row to give the lead back to Rochester at 9-8. Biers counters with a breakaway goal to tie the game up again at nine. However when you play Rochester, John Grant is the showstopper and he did in yet another Knighthawk opponent when he scored the game winner after being triple teamed with 4:42 left in the game. The Swarm tried to tie it up and were on the powerplay for a significant time but they couldn't put the biscuit in the basket to tie the game.

With the loss, the Swarm fall to 7-7. They play Sunday night, April 9th, at 5pm CST at the Xcel Energy Center against the San Jose Stealth (5-8), With the loss, the Swarm will not be able to clinch a playoff berth if they beat San Jose tomorrow night. However, in order to clinch a berth next weekend against the Portland Lumberjax (9-5) they will need to beat San Jose.

The Buffalo Bandits beat the Colorado Mammoth 14-12 to win the East Division. The Philadelphia Wings lost in overtime to the Toronto Rock 15-14 after being up 14-8 early in the fourth quarter. Only Buffalo is in right now, the rest are still fighting.

Standings in the East:

  1. Buffalo Bandits 10-4 (Division Winners)
  2. Rochester Knighthawks 8-7
  3. Toronto Rock 8-7
  4. MINNESOTA SWARM 7-7
  5. Philadelphia Wings 7-7

#44 Ryan Ward (2g 3a) and #17 Sean Pollock (1g 4a) led the Swarm with five points. #22 Kasey Beirnes (3g 0a) picked up the hat trick with three goals. #1 Matt Disher saved 46 of 56 shots.

Swarm scoring:

  • #44 Ryan Ward 2g 3a
  • #17 Sean Pollock 1g 4a
  • #22 Kasey Beirnes 3g 0a
  • #18 Andrew Biers 2g 0a
  • #10 Brock Boyle 1g 0a
  • #12 Eric Pacey 0g 1a
  • #19 Chad Culp 0g 1a
  • #40 Jamie Taylor 0g 1a
  • #77 Riley Kemp 0g 1a

Next game is Sunday, April 9th, against the San Jose Stealth at the Xcel Energy Center at 5pm CST.

Team Stats Sv/S PIM PP SH S SOG LB FO
Minnesota 46/56 27 3/9 0 70 47 58 10/23
Rochester 38/47 21 5/6 0 68 56 51 12/22


# Minnesota G A Pts PIM PPG SHG S SOG LB FO
1 Matt Disher 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0-0
8 Rory McDade 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0-0
10 Brock Boyle 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 0-0
12 Eric Pacey 0 1 1 10 0 0 3 2 3 0-0
15 Spencer Martin 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 2 0-0
16 Noah Talbot 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0-0
17 Sean Pollock 1 4 5 2 1 0 12 8 8 0-0
18 Andrew Biers 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 2 4-11
19 Chad Culp 0 1 1 0 0 0 18 13 9 0-0
22 Kasey Beirnes 3 0 3 0 1 0 8 6 3 0-0
23 Jon Sullivan 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 0-0
33 Shawn Summerfield 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0-0
40 Jamie Taylor 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 2 0 0-1
44 Ryan Ward 2 3 5 0 1 0 18 11 4 0-0
47 Travis Hill 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 6-11
50 Ryan Cousins 0 0 0 7 0 0 1 0 3 0-0
77 Riley Kemp 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 4 0-0
93 Nick Patterson Back Up Goaltender - Did Not Play
11 Kelly Hall Did Not Dress
28 Nolan Heavenor Did Not Dress
39 Mark Miyashita Did Not Dress
55 Michael Kilby Did Not Dress
73 Dean Hill Did Not Dress
 
# Minnesota MIN GA Saves Shots Dec  
1 Matt Disher 59:13 10 46 56 L 2-5  
93 Nick Patterson 0:00 0 0 0    
Empty Net 0:47 0 0 0    
 
# Rochester G A Pts PIM PPG SHG S SOG LB FO
2 Chris Schiller 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0-0
4 Carter Livingstone 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 2 0-0
5 Sandy Chapman 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 0-0
7 Pat Dutton 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0-0
10 Mike Hasen 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 8 0-0
11 Regy Thorpe 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 1-2
15 Shawn Evans 1 1 2 2 0 0 6 4 8 0-0
17 Steve Toll 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 0-0
19 Scott Evans 3 2 5 4 0 0 8 8 4 0-0
21 Bill Greer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0-0
23 Stephen Hoar 0 1 1 5 0 0 1 1 1 11-20
24 John Grant 4 1 5 0 3 0 24 20 4 0-0
25 Scott Ditzell 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0-0
32 Ken Millin 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 1 0-0
39 Pat O'Toole 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0
44 Mike Accursi 1 3 4 0 1 0 10 8 1 0-0
51 Shawn Williams 1 3 4 0 1 0 10 7 1 0-0
52 Grant Crawley Back Up Goaltender - Did Not Play
12 Brian Croswell Did Not Dress
14 Ryan O'Connor Did Not Dress
20 Steve Penny Did Not Dress
26 Blake Miller Did Not Dress
43 Marshall Abrams Did Not Dress
 
# Rochester MIN GA Saves Shots Dec
39 Pat O'Toole 59:50 9 38 47 W 8-6  
52 Grant Crawley 0:00 0 0 0    
Empty Net 0:10 0 0 0    


Scoring
Time MN ROC Team Goal 1st Assist 2nd Assist Notes
1st Quarter
6:39 1 0 Minnesota Andrew Biers Riley Kemp    
10:40 1 1 Rochester Shawn Williams John Grant Mike Accursi PP
14:39 1 2 Rochester Mike Accursi Shawn Williams Scott Evans PP
14:56 1 3 Rochester John Grant     PP
2nd Quarter
0:51 1 4 Rochester John Grant Mike Accursi Shawn Williams PP
6:39 1 5 Rochester John Grant Mike Accursi Scott Evans PP
7:11 2 5 Minnesota Kasey Beirnes Sean Pollock Ryan Ward PP
9:58 3 5 Minnesota Ryan Ward Chad Culp Sean Pollock PP
12:24 3 6 Rochester Shawn Evans      
13:06 4 6 Minnesota Kasey Beirnes Ryan Ward Jamie Taylor  
13:54 5 6 Minnesota Ryan Ward Sean Pollock Eric Pacey  
3rd Quarter
3:11 6 6 Minnesota Sean Pollock Ryan Ward   PP
6:30 6 7 Rochester Scott Evans      
11:36 6 8 Rochester Scott Evans Shawn Evans    
4th Quarter
3:00 7 8 Minnesota Kasey Beirnes      
4:29 8 8 Minnesota Brock Boyle      
8:34 8 9 Rochester Scott Evans Shawn Williams Stephen Hoar  
9:00 9 9 Minnesota Andrew Biers Sean Pollock    
10:18 9 10 Rochester John Grant     GWG


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Penalties
Time Team Player Penalty Bench Duration
1st Quarter
9:48 Minnesota Travis Hill Illegal Cross Checking   2:00
12:07 Minnesota Ryan Cousins High Sticking   5:00
2nd Quarter
0:34 Minnesota Riley Kemp Illegal Cross Checking   2:00
2:55 Rochester Sandy Chapman Checking from Behind   2:00
5:27 Minnesota Sean Pollock Slashing   2:00
6:59 Rochester Stephen Hoar High Sticking   5:00
10:07 Rochester Scott Evans Unsportsmanlike Conduct   2:00
3rd Quarter
1:52 Rochester Mike Hasen Holding   2:00
9:16 Rochester Shawn Evans Roughing   2:00
10:20 Minnesota Jon Sullivan Slashing   2:00
11:36 Rochester Scott Evans Unsportsmanlike Conduct   2:00
12:45 Minnesota Shawn Summerfield Holding   2:00
4th Quarter
0:41 Rochester Carter Livingstone Slashing   2:00
11:40 Rochester Regy Thorpe Roughing   2:00
13:37 Rochester Carter Livingstone Slashing   2:00
14:37 Minnesota Ryan Cousins Holding   2:00
15:00 Minnesota Eric Pacey Abuse of Officials Misconduct   10:00


Referees
Crew Chief Assistant Referee Technical Referee
Tom Sutton Grant Spies Richard Michalczak