W. Michigan sweeps Miami

OXFORD, Ohio – Things were looking great for Miami most of the first period, as the RedHawks were buzzing and had found the net twice on wrist shots from the point. But No. 5 Western Michigan scored five of the final six goals as the Broncos surged to a 5-3 win at Cady Arena on … Continue reading W. Michigan sweeps Miami

W. Michigan sinks Miami in opener

OXFORD, Ohio – After struggling mightily to generate shots on goal the first two months of the season, Miami finished with its second-highest SOG total of the campaign with 31. Miami's Chase Pletzke (photo by Cathy Lachmann). Unfortunately, the RedHawks allowed 44 shots, six of which found the net as No. 6 Western Michigan doubled … Continue reading W. Michigan sinks Miami in opener

Miami salvages split with LIU

OXFORD, Ohio – Two individuals celebrated firsts on Saturday, and more importantly, Miami earned its first home win of the season. Flipping a recent trend, the RedHawks never trailed after scoring twice late in the first period en route to a 4-1 win over Long Island University as the teams split the weekend series. Logan … Continue reading Miami salvages split with LIU

Long Island shocks Miami

OXFORD, Ohio – At least Miami got into the record books, albeit for its opponent's achievement. Second-year Division I program Long Island University set a new mark for goals vs. a D-1 team en route to beating just its third-ever team in the NCAA's top echelon, topping Miami, 7-4 at Cady Arena on Friday. LIU … Continue reading Long Island shocks Miami

Denver clobbers Miami in opener

Miami survived the first period, fending off two power plays and an early Denver surge. Though the game was tied after 20 minutes, the No. 11 Pioneers pulled away with two crucial goals in the middle frame en route to a 4-1 win over the RedHawks at Magness Arena on Friday. Dylan Moulton (photo by … Continue reading Denver clobbers Miami in opener

Rally falls short as UND sweeps Miami

OXFORD, Ohio – Miami had already lost its series opener by three goals, and at the two-minute mark of the first period of the finale, MU was already behind down a goal vs. No. 7 North Dakota. Michael Regush (photo by Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). The RedHawks largely trailed from that point on but still ended up … Continue reading Rally falls short as UND sweeps Miami

Offense MIA as N. Dakota downs Miami

OXFORD, Ohio – No. 7 North Dakota was not only the better team on Friday, it benefited from seemingly every odd carom of the puck. The Fighting Hawks doubled up the RedHawks in shots on goal en route to a 4-1 win over MU at Cady Arena in the series opener. UND never trailed, scoring … Continue reading Offense MIA as N. Dakota downs Miami

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