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Minnesota Swarm
(5-9 H 3-3 A 2-6)

Boston Blazers
(7-7 H 5-3 A 2-4)

Swarm Are Cot(ter) Up at End of the Game

Saturday, April 10, 2010
Boston, Massachusetts
Attendance: 10,032

Notes

  • First Quarter
    • Veltman scores on first Blazer possession. Blazers 1-0
    • Pollock to the box for roughing up Hotaling. Blazers PP 5 min high stick
    • Bining called for slash. 4 on 4
    • Benesch fakes leaves defender and puts it over Cosmo's shoulder. Tied 1-1
    • Giles splits double team to the net to score. Blazers 2-1
    • Dawson creeps down low to crease to score. Blazers 3-1
    • Dawson called for crease after rolling off defender.
    • 5:20 left in first. SWARM 1 blazers 3
    • Zack Greer scores on inside feed from Benesch. SWARM 2-3
    • Swarm PP. Paul Dawson to the box.
    • 4:35 left in first. SWARM 2 Blazers 3 Swarm will start on PP after break is over
    • Swarm player leaves early which stopped play during a Blazers breakaway
    • Blazers go 6 on 5 to end the first but Dawson's shot goes astray.
    • End of first quarter SWARM 2 blazers 3
    • Crawford is the first Swarm player with 80 points in a season.
  • Second Quarter
    • Cosmo big save on Crawford
    • Cotter dives and scores on Patterson. blazers 4-2
    • Thorimbert denied on break by Cosmo. Sully to the box maybe for crosscheck. after we got the ball back. blazers PP
    • Blazers to the box for leaving bench early. 4 on 4
    • Blazers to the box again it looks like maybe for hit on Benesch.
    • 5 on 3 for the Swarm. Best time for the Swarm to cut into the lead.
    • Peanlty Shot to Crawford but Cosmo takes if off right shculder
    • D. Dawson hit by Talbot high I guess near the crease. Talbot to the box. Looked like Dawson did not have his helmet on securely making it look much worse than it was because the helmet came off
    • Crawford finds Wilson on crease and Wilson puts it over Cosmo's right shoulder on the 4 on 3 power play. SWARM 3-4
    • Wilson ties Ward for most goals in a Swarm season with 33
    • Patty gets low for save on Dawson
    • Funk to the box. Blazers PP when the game resumes
    • 8:33 left in 2nd. SWARM 3 blazers 4
    • Rooney behind goal line finds Giles going to the net for the goal. blazers 3-5
    • Benesch scores on fake shot then feed by Thorimbert. SWARM 4-5
    • Crawford tries jump shot from just under the restraining line. why
    • Patty gets big save on Veltman
    • 3:40 left in the second. SWARM 4 blazers 5
    • Rooney called for crease on goal. Boston challenges
    • Blazers win challenge on Rooney goal. blazers 6-4
    • Big SNAFU. Thorimbert and Patterson move ball up field. Thorimbert to Patty who is pressured, loses ball. Hotaling gets the ball and beats Patty back to the net for the goal. blazers 7-4
    • Swarm timeout 19.9 seconds
    • think we keep Patty in the goal. Bad karma lately
    • Crawford's shot wide and time runs out.
    • Halftime SWARM 4 blazers 7
  • Third Quarter
    • Bining got behind D but Patty stops the five hole shot. Blazers double up Swarm with Dawson find Veltman for a goal. blazers 8-4 Dawson left alone on the crease. Somebody screwed up. blazers 9-4 P. Dawson to the box for crosscheck. Swarm pp after the break. 9:22 left in the third. SWARM 4 blazers 9 Wilson in 13 seconds score on Benesch feed on the PP. SWARM 5-9 Wilson scores on pick and roll beating the d to the net. SWARM 6 blazers 9 Harnett limps off field with leg injury Morgan called for crease on the goal P, Dawson takes ball back into crease. Swarm ball Kirk to the box. SWARM PP after the break. 4:14 left in the third. SWARM 6 blazers 9 Cotter thorough four defenders but called for crease on shot Durno takes shot in leg by Benesch. limps off Taltot pressures Cotter into an over and back turnover Swarm will start on the power play to start the fourth quarter End of the third - SWARM 6 blazers 9
  • Fourth Quarter
    • Polly on the board to cut the lead to 2 on the PP from Crawford SWARM 7 blazers 9 Cosmo denies Watt on huge breakaway chance Wilson gets loosie on defense takes it up the floor and finds Polly for some two man action for the goal. SWARM 8 blazers 9 Veltman hits crossbar and almost crosses goal line Patty robs Cotter on break Downing to box for crosscheck on Greer. Swarm PP Cotter with a shot from restraining line on a bouncer past Patty for the SH. blazers 10-8 Swarm still on power play for about another minute 8:53 left in the game SWARM 8 blazers 10 Cinosky to the box. blazers pp Cosmo robs Wilson on break SH Hotaling strips Sully on break and forces ball into stands. Blazers get ball after break. 4:11 left in the game. SWARM 8 blazers 10 Cotter goal waived off for crease. Rooney with cheap shot on Swarm player in the crease not called Blazers call a challenge but was it too late? They give Cotter the goal on dive. Not only do they get to challenge late they get it overturned. blazers 11-8 24 seconds put back on the clock Belisle nails Watt and faceoff circle while Watt is getting outlet pass Cotter scores his fourth of the game. blazers 12-8 Swarm timeout 1:27 Horrible. How Hotaling got by all the Swarm defenders and gets the behind the back goal on the crease is quite ridiculous. Never should happen. blazers 13-8 Cosmo gets low to save Polly post to post Final SWARM 8 blazers 13
  • Aaron Wilson broke the single Swarm single season record with goals with 35 breaking Dean Hill's record of 32 in 2007.
  • Callum Crawford broke the single Swarm single season record for assists with 57 breaking Ryan Ward's record of 33 in 2008.
  • Swarm can still clinch a playoff spot with a win or Colorado loss. Swarm own the tiebreaker over the Mammoth

Game Links

Box Score Minnesota Swarm Game Center
Watch On Demand Hightlights

Team Stats 1 2 3 4 F   Sv/S PIM PP SH S SOG LB FO
Minnesota 2 2 2 2 8   32/45 15 3/9 0 73 54 58 18/26
Boston 3 4 2 4 13   46/54 18 2/7 1 57 45 62 8/26


# Minnesota G A Pts PIM PPG SHG S SOG LB FO
98 Callum Crawford 0 6 6 0 0 0 12 11 2 0/0
21 Ryan Benesch 1 4 5 0 0 0 9 7 6 0/0
10 Aaron Wilson 3 1 4 0 2 0 15 12 5 0/0
17 Sean Pollock 2 0 2 5 1 0 10 7 6 0/0
71 Kevin Ross 1 1 2 0 0 0 7 4 2 0/0
88 Zack Greer 1 1 2 0 0 0 6 3 7 0/0
75 Jay Thorimbert 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 3 10 18/26
4 Joe Cinosky 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
5 Josh Funk 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0/0
6 Scott Self 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0/0
11 Richard Morgan 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0/0
15 Tim Campeau 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 3 1 0/0
16 Noah Talbot 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 0/0
22 Andrew Watt 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 2 0/0
23 Jon Sullivan 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 6 0/0
34 Nick Inch 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
93 Nick Patterson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0/0
31 Kevin Croswell Back Up Goaltender
7 Dan Marohl Did Not Dress
12 Eric Pacey Did Not Dress
24 Sean Thomson Did Not Dress
26 Ryan Sharp Did Not Dress
27 Colin Achenbach Did Not Dress
 
# Minnesota MIN GA Saves Shots Dec  
93 NickPatterson 60:00 13 32 45 L 4-5  
31 Kevin Croswell 0:00 0 0 0    
 
# Boston G A Pts PIM PPG SHG S SOG LB FO
37 Nick Cotter 4 2 6 0 0 1 8 6 2 0/0
6 Dan Dawson 2 4 6 0 1 0 11 8 3 0/0
16 Daryl Veltman 2 4 6 0 0 0 11 7 1 0/0
27 Mat Giles 2 4 6 0 1 0 6 6 1 0/0
90 Jamie Rooney 1 3 4 0 0 0 5 4 2 0/0
20 Ryan Hotaling 2 0 2 0 0 0 3 3 5 8/24
2 Paul Dawson 0 1 1 4 0 0 1 1 7 0/0
8 Greg Downing 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 1 5 0/0
23 Brett Queener 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 2 5 0/0
44 Anthony Cosmo 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0/0
97 Kyle Ross 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 0/1
9 Gary Bining 0 0 0 2 0 0 8 7 4 0/0
12 Jonathan Durno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0/0
18 Jack Reid 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 0/0
26 Mike Kirk 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 0/0
33 Jon Harnett 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 5 0/0
85 Mitch Belisle 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 0/1
66 Nick Rose Back Up Goaltender
3 Matt Abbott Did Not Dress
10 Brendan Thenhuass Did Not Dress
19 Matt Lyons Did Not Dress
24 John Ortolani Did Not Dress
25 Sean Morris Did Not Dress
 
# Boston MIN GA Saves Shots Dec  
44 Anthony Cosmo 60:00 8 56 54 W 7-5  
66 Nick Rose 0:00 0 0 0    


Scoring
Quarter Time MN BOS Team Goal 1st Assist 2nd Assist Notes
First 0:42 0 1 Boston Daryl Veltman Mat Giles Dan Dawson  
First 2:40 1 1 Minnesota Ryan Benesch Callum Crawford Kevin Ros  
First 5:03 1 2 Boston Mat Giles Daryl Veltman Dan Dawson PP
First 6:07 1 3 Boston Dan Dawson Daryl Veltman Mat Giles PP
First 9:51 2 3 Minnesota Zack Greer Ryan Benesch Callum Crawford  
Second 0:44 2 4 Boston Nick Cotter Daryl Veltman Greg Downing  
Second 4:43 3 4 Minnesota Aaron Wilson Callum Crawford Ryan Benesch PP
Second 8:58 3 5 Boston Mat Giles Jamie Rooney Nick Cotter  
Second 9:18 4 5 Minnesota Kevin Ross Jay Thorimbert    
Second 12:42 4 6 Boston Jamie Rooney Kyle Ross    
Second 12:58 4 7 Boston Ryan Hotaling      
Third 3:18 4 8 Boston Daryl Veltman Dan Dawson Nick Cotter  
Third 4:50 4 9 Boston Dan Dawson Brett Queener Jamie Rooney GW
Third 5:51 5 9 Minnesota Aaron Wilson Ryan Benesch Callum Crawford PP
Third 6:41 6 9 Minnesota Aaron Wilson Ryan Benesch Callum Crawford  
Fourth 0:27 7 9 Minnesota Sean Pollock Callum Crawford Zack Greer PP
Fourth 2:16 8 9 Minnesota Sean Pollock Aaron Wilson    
Fourth 5:28 8 10 Boston Nick Cotter Daryl Veltman Dan Dawson SH
Fourth 11:17 8 11 Boston Nick Cotter Mat Giles Jamie Rooney  
Fourth 13:33 8 12 Boston Nick Cotter Paul Dawson Anthony Cosmo  
Fourth 14:03 8 13 Boston Ryan Hotaling Mat Giles    


Penalties

Quarter Time Team Player Penalty Bench Duration
First 1:31 Minnesota Sean Pollock High Stickng   5:00
First 2:21 Boston Gary Bining Slashing   2:00
First 10:25 Boston Paul Dawson Holding   2:00
First 12:21 Minnesota Joe Cinosky Illegal Substitution X 2:00
Second 1:25 Minnesota Jon Sullivan Illegal Body Check   2:00
Second 2:05 Boston Brett Queener Illegal Substitution X 2:00
Second 2:45 Boston Brett Queener Illegal Substitution X 2:00
Second 2:45 Boston Jack Reid Illegal Equipment   2:00
Second 3:50 Minnesota Noah Talbot Cross Checking   2:00
Second 6:27 Minnesota Josh Funk Checking from Behind 2:00
Third 5:38 Boston Paul Dawson Cros Checking   2:00
Third 10:46 Boston Mike Kirk Slashing   2:00
Third 15:00 Boston Jon Harnett Holding   2:00
Fourth 4:51 Boston Greg Downing Cross Checking   2:00
Fourth 7:22 Minnesota Joe Cinosky Illegal Substitution X 2:00


Referees
Crew Chief Assistant Referee Technical Referee
72-Matt Robinson 7-Grant Spies  

Next Games After This Match Up

  • Minnesota vs  Philadelphia - Saturday, April 17th, 2010 7:30 pm Central
  • Boston at Colorado - Friday, April 16th, 2010 8:00 pm Central