N. Dakota ends Miami’s season

There was an excellent chance Miami's stay in this season's NCHC Tournament would be a short one, after the RedHawks finished last in the conference and opened the playoffs at No. 2 North Dakota. But the hope was they would stick around for more than one period. The RedHawks gave up three goals in the … Continue reading N. Dakota ends Miami’s season

Miami rally again falls short vs. WMU

OXFORD, Ohio – There was a familiar scoring pattern in Miami's regular season finale. The RedHawks fell behind by two, came back and tied it then allowed the final two in a 4-2 loss to Western Michigan at Cady Arena on Sunday. WMU (10-11-3) had taken a 2-0 lead, seen it slip away then rallied … Continue reading Miami rally again falls short vs. WMU

Persson hurt; WMU tops Miami

Western Michigan did not start its third goaltender as expected, while Miami had to turn to its emergency netminder. The Broncos surprised everyone by announcing Brandon Bussi would start in net, as the team's top goaltender was injured in the first game of the season and had not dressed since. Ludvig Persson (photo by Cathy … Continue reading Persson hurt; WMU tops Miami

St. Cloud salvages split with Miami

Eight seconds. That's how long it took for No. 6 St. Cloud State to flip a one-goal deficit into a lead early in the third period, and the Huskies would not relinquish that advantage in a 4-2 win over Miami at Cady Arena on Saturday, as the teams split the two-game weekend set. SCSU's Brendan … Continue reading St. Cloud salvages split with Miami

Miami ends skids, rallies past St. Cloud

OXFORD, Ohio – It looked bleak for Miami approaching the midway point of the third period, as the RedHawks were being shut out and had generated fewer than 20 shots. But MU scored three times in less than three minutes and fought off a late surge, puling off a 3-2 upset of No. 6 St. … Continue reading Miami ends skids, rallies past St. Cloud

UMD fires 58 shots, sweeps Miami

No. 5 Minnesota-Duluth broke one shots record and nearly eclipsed two others in its series finale vs. Miami. Despite finishing with a 58-31 advantage in that category, the Bulldogs and RedHawks were tied until late in the third period, when UMD took the lead on the power play and sealed the 3-1 win at Amsoil … Continue reading UMD fires 58 shots, sweeps Miami

Early UMD goals doom Miami

OXFORD, Ohio – Miami held No. 6 Minnesota-Duluth to four shots in the first period. Unfortunately for the RedHawks, two of them – plus another snipe 1:57 into the middle frame – found their mark as the Bulldogs' early three-goal keyed a 6-3 win over MU at Cady Arena on Saturday, completing a series sweep. … Continue reading Early UMD goals doom Miami

UMD edges shorthanded Miami

OXFORD, Ohio – Partly due to injuries, Miami dressed 11 forwards and eight defensemen against No. 6 Minnesota-Duluth on Friday. Miami's Ryan Savage (photo by Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). By the third period, two more skaters up front had gone down the tunnel and the RedHawks were down to nine forwards, as they fell to the Bulldogs, … Continue reading UMD edges shorthanded Miami

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

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