Positives to take from 2020

Miami earned just eight points in 10 Omaha bubble games and now heads into its final 14-game stretch tied with WMU for last in the NCHC. It's halftime in Year 2 of the Chris Bergeron Build Back Better era, and the numbers to this point are grim: The RedHawks are 10-28-6 for a .295 winning … Continue reading Positives to take from 2020

UND sinks MU in pod finale

Miami closed out its pod schedule with a whimper. No. 3 North Dakota scored the final four goals as it pulled away from the RedHawks in a 6-2 win at Baxter Arena on Sunday. MU tied it at two with 13:14 left in the second period, but the Fighting Hawks (7-2-1) answered by taking the … Continue reading UND sinks MU in pod finale

Miami’s Persson blanks Denver

We're just 2½ weeks into the 2020-21 season, but Ludvig Persson has already etched his name among the top goaltenders in Miami history. Persson stopped 26 shots as the RedHawks blanked No. 9 Denver, 3-0 at Baxter Arena in Omaha on Thursday, giving him back-to-back shutouts. “He's a calming presence, he's an absolute worker,” MU … Continue reading Miami’s Persson blanks Denver

Big third keys CC win over Miami

A lack of scoring continues to be a problem for Miami. The RedHawks were held to one late goal in a 4-1 loss to Colorado College in the Omaha pod on Tuesday. MU (1-6) has now lost four of its last five meetings vs. the Tigers (2-2-1) and has failed to score multiple goals for … Continue reading Big third keys CC win over Miami

Swede first win for Miami

Freshman Swedish defenseman Hampus Rydqvist scored the game winner and rookie countryman and goaltender Ludvig Persson turned aside all 30 shots he faced. Miami's first-year European duo keyed its 1-0 win over No. 18 Nebraska-Omaha at Baxter Arena on Saturday. It was the first win of the season for the RedHawks, the first career goal … Continue reading Swede first win for Miami

Miami equals worst start ever

Miami tied its 40-year-old program record for most losses to start a season. The RedHawks fell, 5-1 to No. 9 Denver at Baxter Arena in Omaha on Thursday, dropping their fifth straight to open 2020-21. That equals their worst-ever start, which was in 1979-80 when they went 0-5 and tied their sixth contest. Miami's Chase … Continue reading Miami equals worst start ever

UMD takes down Miami again

Miami and No. 3 Minnesota-Duluth met for the second time in three days, and the result was the same: A Bulldogs two-goal win capped off by an empty netter. UMD bounced back from a 1-0 deficit to beat the RedHawks, 4-2 at Baxter Arena in Omaha on Tuesday. Like Sunday, the Bulldogs (4-0) fell behind … Continue reading UMD takes down Miami again

Omaha sinks Miami in OT

Nebraska-Omaha and Miami were tied after 60 minutes, but the Mavericks needed just 17 seconds of overtime to net the game-winning goal. UNO edged the RedHawks, 2-1 in the extra session to hand them their second straight loss to open the season. Miami's Scott Corbett (Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). Scott Corbett scored the lone goal for Miami. … Continue reading Omaha sinks Miami in OT

N. Dakota blanks Miami in opener

Following an eight-win season, Miami drew the unenviable task of playing No. 1 North Dakota in its season opener, without the benefit of an exhibition and after a nine-month layoff. The result, not surprisingly, was a 2-0 loss to the Fighting Hawks at Baxter Arena on Wednesday. Miami's Ben Kraws (photo by Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). The … Continue reading N. Dakota blanks Miami in opener

NCHC snapshot: Western Michigan

Western Michigan finished fourth in the NCHC and its veteran-heavy team was poised for a big postseason, but COVID shut down the Broncos' aspirations. While WMU lost its top four scorers, it still has plenty of talent left from that 2019-20 team to contend for an NCAA Tournament berth. And the Broncos have added 11 … Continue reading NCHC snapshot: Western Michigan

NCHC snapshot: St. Cloud State

St. Cloud State took a huge step back in 2019-20, finishing fifth in the NCHC after winning back-to-back regular season championships the previous two campaigns. SCSU's win total dropped from 30 to 13, and coach Brett Larson – in his third season – hopes to reverse that trend as his recruits begin to take hold. … Continue reading NCHC snapshot: St. Cloud State