Miami blows late lead, ties WMU

OXFORD, Ohio – The team that scores first has yet to record a win in the four games played between Miami and Western Michigan. The RedHawks were unable to hold a pair of two-goal leads, allowing three third-period markers in a 3-3 tie vs. the Broncos at Cady Arena on Saturday. The teams combined for … Continue reading Miami blows late lead, ties WMU

WMU spoils Miami home opener

OXFORD, Ohio – Apparently having fans in attendance does affect team performance, as home-ice advantage has been an oxymoron for Western Michigan and Miami. After the RedHawks swept the Broncos in Kalamazoo last weekend, WMU won 4-1 over Miami in MU's home opener at Cady Arena on Friday. The road team is not only 3-0 … Continue reading WMU spoils Miami home opener

Preview: W. Michigan at Miami

In a season of firsts for college hockey teams, the NCHC presents: The home-and-home doubleheader. After traveling to Kalamazoo last weekend and earning a sweep of Western Michigan, Miami opens its seven-game home slate with a two-game series vs. the Broncos. These will be the first home games for the RedHawks since Feb. 28-29, an … Continue reading Preview: W. Michigan at Miami

Miami pounds WMU, earns sweep

Miami's offense had been stymied in its first 11 games, as the RedHawks had not scored more than three goals in a game and were averaging 1.64 tallies. But MU netted three markers in the second period en route to a 5-1 win at Western Michigan on Saturday, capping a weekend sweep of the Broncos … Continue reading Miami pounds WMU, earns sweep

Persson key again in win over WMU

Throughout the Omaha Pod, Miami's M.O. was to play competitive hockey in the first period. The final 40 minutes, not so much. But the RedHawks flipped that script in their first non-hub game of the season, beating Western Michigan, 3-1 at Lawson Arena on Saturday night. It was MU's first win in Kalamazoo since Dec. … Continue reading Persson key again in win over WMU

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