Miami trounced by UND, drops 7th straight

OXFORD, Ohio -- Miami will be the happiest team in Division I to see the calendar flip. The RedHawks finished their January slate by suffering their most lopsided home loss in 27 years, falling 8-0 to North Dakota at Cady Arena on Saturday. MU ended the month 0-6, being outscored, 32-2. The last time the … Continue reading Miami trounced by UND, drops 7th straight

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Offense sputters again in loss to N. Dakota

OXFORD, Ohio -- Miami finally broke through on the scoresheet midway through the third period, but unfortunately for the RedHawks, that goal came after North Dakota had netted four of its own. The Fighting Hawks rode that offensive outburst to a 4-1 win at Cady Arena on Friday, extending Miami's losing streak to six games. … Continue reading Offense sputters again in loss to N. Dakota

Preview: North Dakota at Miami

Looking at the schedule last summer, it was hard to imagine North Dakota would be in seventh place in the NCHC when it came to Oxford. But the Fighting Hawks' loss to the RedHawks in Grand Forks two months ago started their current 2-6-1 skid vs. league opponents. Miami is winless in its last four … Continue reading Preview: North Dakota at Miami

Olmstead finds second home at Miami

OXFORD, Ohio – Playing for his dream school, one he rooted for his entire childhood, became reality for Jack Olmstead in 2018. Olmstead's backhand goal vs. Denver on Jan. 29, 2022 (photo by Cathy Lachmann). The Detroit-area forward grew up a huge University of Michigan fan, and he joined the Wolverines 4½ years ago following … Continue reading Olmstead finds second home at Miami

Miami shut out, swept by Omaha

Not exactly a memorable road trip for Miami. The RedHawks, who have spent the past week and a half away from Oxford, concluded their four-game road slate by getting blanked for the third time on the trip, falling 2-0 to Omaha at Baxter Arena on Saturday. MU (7-15-2) was outscored, 20-1 in the two series. … Continue reading Miami shut out, swept by Omaha

Omaha extends MU losing streak to 4

For the third straight contest, Miami was tied after 20 minutes and completely imploded in the second period. After allowing 10 goals in the middle frames in its series at Denver, Omaha ran off three second-stanza tallies against MU en route to a 4-1 win over the RedHawks at Baxter Arena on Friday. Miami (7-14-2) … Continue reading Omaha extends MU losing streak to 4

Preview: Miami at Omaha

Miami has struggled miserably in the last few seasons of NCHC play, but for whatever reason the RedHawks have dominated Omaha in that span. MU is 7-2-1 vs. the Mavericks under Chris Bergeron, and UNO is the only league team against which Miami has a winning record (29-21-7, .570 winning percentage). The RedHawks swept Omaha … Continue reading Preview: Miami at Omaha

Denver blasts Miami again

The similarities between the two games in this weekend series are remarkable. The bottom line is for the second straight night, Miami was blown out and blanked by Denver by an identical 7-0 score at Magness Arena on Saturday. The RedHawks were outscored, 14-0 on the weekend, their worst series since being throttled, 19-1 at … Continue reading Denver blasts Miami again

Preview: Miami at Denver

Defending Division I champion Denver dished out both kinds of punishment to Miami when these teams met in Oxford to open the NCHC slate 2 1/2 months ago: A drubbing and a heartbreaker. The Pioneers opened the series with a dominating 4-0 win in then rallied from a one-goal deficit to score three late goals … Continue reading Preview: Miami at Denver

Youth keying RedHawks’ upswing

The evidence of Miami’s progress is in the win column. In 2021-22, the RedHawks won just seven games. This season, MU reached that victory total by the end of the calendar year. And that’s largely against a much-tougher non-conference slate consisting of UMass Lowell,  significantly-improved Michigan State and Ferris State teams, plus Canisius. Miami played … Continue reading Youth keying RedHawks’ upswing

ProHawks: Smith ties Savage for NHL goals mark

While most were celebrating New Year's Eve, Vegas' Reilly Smith was busy tying the record for NHL goals by a former Miamian. Reilly Smith (photo by Cathy Lachmann). Smith found the net for the 18th time this season in Vegas' 5-4 overtime win over Nashville on New Year's Eve, giving him 192 markers over 12 … Continue reading ProHawks: Smith ties Savage for NHL goals mark

Miami ends ’22 with last-second loss

It took a period and a half, but Miami erased a three-goal deficit Saturday. Unfortunately for the RedHawks, Niagara spoiled the comeback by regaining the lead with just 20 seconds left. In the final game of the calendar year, the Purple Eagles edged Miami, 5-4 at Cady Arena, salvaging a series split in the first-ever … Continue reading Miami ends ’22 with last-second loss

Late 3 goals lift Miami past Niagara

OXFORD, Ohio -- Chris Bergeron's lineup card for Friday's game might end up in Toronto's Hockey Hall of Fame. Brian Silver (photo by Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). The Miami head coach's newly-assembled fourth line, with skaters that had combined for one point in 28 games this season, generated five points on two goals, including Brian Silver's game … Continue reading Late 3 goals lift Miami past Niagara

Preview: Niagara at Miami

The first-ever meeting between Niagara and Miami was nearly postponed. But following a deadly winter storm in the Buffalo area, the Purple Eagles -- who already had a November game vs. St. Lawrence canceled due to a major snowstorm -- made it to Oxford and are set to take on the RedHawks in the inaugural … Continue reading Preview: Niagara at Miami

Waldron’s hat trick a recent rarity

John Waldron scored all three goals in Miami's 7-3 loss to St. Cloud State last Friday, recording the first RedHawks hat trick in nearly seven years, a drought spanning 236 games. John Waldron (photo by Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). He also became the first MU freshman to accomplish that feat this century. USCHO keeps game summaries back … Continue reading Waldron’s hat trick a recent rarity

Miami trounces fourth-ranked St. Cloud

OXFORD, Ohio -- Miami was 1-14 in its previous 15 games against St. Cloud State and was outscored, 26-4 in its last three meetings, including a 7-3 loss on Friday. But in a complete trend reversal, the RedHawks cashed in three times on a major power play en route to 5-0 win over the No. … Continue reading Miami trounces fourth-ranked St. Cloud