Pro report: Another milestone for Smith

Six former RedHawks returned to action when the NHL resumed play at the beginning of this month, and five are not only still alive in a quest for the Stanley Cup but thriving with their respective teams. Blake Coleman (Tampa Bay), Sean Kuraly (Boston), Andy Greene (NY Islanders), Reilly Smith (Vegas) and Alec Martinez (Vegas) … Continue reading Pro report: Another milestone for Smith

Bergeron on off-season: ‘Uncertainty’

It was the most bizarre of endings to the 2019-20 season, and there's no end to the strangeness in sight from the college hockey world's perspective, with the season set to begin in a month. Chris Bergeron will begin his second season as Miami's head coach when the puck ultimately drops this fall or winter, … Continue reading Bergeron on off-season: ‘Uncertainty’

Miami posts 2020-21 roster

Nine new players will suit up for Miami this fall, including eight freshmen, according to the 2020-21 roster posted on the team's web site. Five of the first-year RedHawks are forwards. One goalie and three defensemen will also debut for Miami. Like last season, the RedHawks' initial roster consists of 27 players, but MU currently … Continue reading Miami posts 2020-21 roster

Wingels made major impact on hockey

Tommy Wingels was a sophomore when Miami advanced to the national championship game. He was on the ice when Boston University scored a fluky overtime goal off the shoulder of RedHawks defenseman Kevin Roeder to win an NCAA title game MU led by two goals with under a minute left in regulation. Tommy Wingels (photo … Continue reading Wingels made major impact on hockey

2019-20 review: A season cut short

This wasn't how anyone thought it would end. Miami was a longshot to beat Minnesota-Duluth in the first round of the NCHC Tournament, but the obvious expectation was that the RedHawks would have a chance to see their season reach its conclusion on the ice. Miami's Gordie Green (photo by Cathy Lachmann). “There's just really … Continue reading 2019-20 review: A season cut short

Pro report: Europe cancels playoffs

Several Miami alumni playing in Europe had their seasons abruptly halted prior to or during the playoffs due to the Coronavirus threat. DEL and DEL2, the top two German leagues, have canceled their postseasons, as has Austria's top league, EBEL. Jeff Zatkoff is 22-6 with a 2.41 goals-against average for Straubing, which would have been … Continue reading Pro report: Europe cancels playoffs

Loss seals seven seed for Miami

Miami locked itself into the No. 7 seed in the NCHC Tournament, but it won't know its first-round opponent until about 10:30 p.m. EST on Saturday. No. 17 Western Michigan scored twice in a 16-second window late in the first period and rode those goals to a 5-2 win over the RedHawks at Lawson Arena … Continue reading Loss seals seven seed for Miami

Preview: Miami at W. Michigan

Where is Miami heading for the first round of the NCHC Tournament? Mathematically, the RedHawks – currently seventh in the league – could travel to any one of five conference foes, including Western Michigan, but the most likely scenario is MU ends up in Duluth next week. The fourth-place Broncos have a lot to play … Continue reading Preview: Miami at W. Michigan

Miami shuts out Omaha again

OXFORD, Ohio – Senior Ryan Larkin made sure to etch his name into the Miami record book in his final game at Cady Arena. Miami's Ryan Larkin (photo by Cathy Lachmann). Larkin stopped 29 shots as the RedHawks blanked Nebraska-Omaha, 4-0 on Saturday, giving the goalie and MU consecutive shutouts for the first time since … Continue reading Miami shuts out Omaha again

Larkin, Miami blank Omaha

OXFORD, Ohio – What a kickoff to Senior Weekend for Ryan Larkin. Miami's Ryan Larkin (photo by Cathy Lachmann). The senior goalie, playing in his final home series for Miami, stopped 19 shots en route to blanking Nebraska-Omaha, 3-0 at Cady Arena on Friday. And he picked up an assist, marking the first time an … Continue reading Larkin, Miami blank Omaha

Preview: UNO at Miami

Statistically, Miami's best weekend series of 2019-20 in conference play was its trip to Omaha, where the RedHawks earned five of a possible six points and outscored the Mavericks, 7-4. Now mired in an 11-game winless streak, MU hopes to return to that late-November form. Nebraska-Omaha is in sixth place in the NCHC, 10 points … Continue reading Preview: UNO at Miami

Pro report: Trade deadline edition

It's been a wild month for RedHawks alumni. Four of the nine former Miamians in the NHL were moved prior to this week's trade deadline, with all shifting from teams not in playoff contention to ones positioned to qualify for the postseason. Blake Coleman (photo by Cathy Lachmann). Defenseman Andy Greene and center Blake Coleman … Continue reading Pro report: Trade deadline edition

Miami needs to stay in the NCHC

On Tuesday, it was announced the CCHA – Miami's conference from 1981 until its demise in 2013 – will be resurrected, with seven of the current 10 WCHA teams re-brandishing themselves as members of the defunct league. On Thursday, College Hockey News indicated the RedHawks are interested in departing the NCHC in favor of the … Continue reading Miami needs to stay in the NCHC