The last time Colorado College visited Oxford former Miami coach Enrico Blasi chased down the officials after the series finale and was ultimately reprimanded by the league.
The RedHawks lost both ends of that set and sadly are just 2-7-2 in their last 11 against the only other NCHC foe that has been a regular near the bottom of the league standings.
Colorado College has not played in three weeks since its home split with Arizona State, and Miami played on Tuesday and is trying to avenge a brutal gut punch after losing a game it led by two with three minutes remaining.
One would expect an early surge from the RedHawks following such a finger-through-the-toilet-paper moment as they flipped a near-certain win to a loss in mere minutes.
A look at this weekend’s matchup:
WHO: Colorado College Tigers (4-11-3) at Miami RedHawks (4-13-1).
WHERE: Cady Arena, Oxford, Ohio (3,642).
WHEN: Friday – 7:05 p.m.; Saturday – 5:05 p.m.
ALL-TIME SERIES: Colorado College leads, 12-11-3.
STREAMING: NCHC.tv ($).
COLORADO COLLEGE RADIO: Both nights – KRDO-FM (105.5), Colorado Springs, Colo.
MIAMI RADIO: Friday – WKBV-AM (1490). Saturday – WKBV-AM (1490), Richmond, Ind., and WMOH-AM (1450), Hamilton, Ohio.
NOTES: Colorado College’s main problem this season has been consistent scoring.
The Tigers have been held to just 19 goals in their last 10 games and are 45th in Division I with just 42 tallies this season.
Despite its record, the good news for Colorado College is its top five scorers are all freshmen or sophomores.
Matthew Gleason leads the team in points with 13, and Logan Will and Stanley Cooley both have 11 points.
The former two are sophomores and Cooley is a freshman.
Jordan Biro has five goals and four assists, and Hunter McKown is 5-3-8. Both are also sophomores, as is Tyler Coffey (4-3-7).
The only non-underclassman with seven or more points is senior and Miami transfer Brian Hawkinson, who is 4-3-7.
Two NHL sons are contributing among that deep sophomore forward class – Danny Weight and Brett Chorske.
Weight is the son of long-time 20-season veteran and 1,000-point scorer Doug Weight, and Chorske’s father is Tom Chorske, who played 12 years with seven teams and won the Stanley Cup with New Jersey in 1995.
While Colorado College boasts strength up front, its defense corps has scored just four times this season, and no blueliner has more than six points.
Bryan Yoon has been a mainstay on the Tigers’ blueline the past four seasons and is 0-6-6.
Jack Millar (1-3-4) is the only other Colorado College defensemen to have dressed for all 18 of its games.
Nicklas Andrews, Connor Mayer and Nate Schweitzer are the other regulars on the back end.
Another sophomore – Dominic Basse – is the starter in net for the Tigers. He has a 2.58 goals-against average and a .903 save percentage.
Matt Vernon, the son of former NHL star Mike Vernon, has a 2.22 GAA and save percentage of .922.
The Tigers announced three players did not travel this weekend because of COVID protocols.
Miami had hoped to pick up momentum during its current stretch of seven out of eight home games, but the RedHawks are 1-4 at home in that span heading into this series and have a 1-6-1 record at Cady Arena for the season.