Preview: Miami at St. Cloud State

Last weekend was a complete disaster for Miami, and now the RedHawks visit the team that beat them by a 19-1 aggregate margin when they traveled to St. Cloud State for a weekend series last February. It can't get a whole lot worse than a month of getting outscored, 32-2 in January, right? For Miami, … Continue reading Preview: Miami at St. Cloud State

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Preview: North Dakota at Miami

Looking at the schedule last summer, it was hard to imagine North Dakota would be in seventh place in the NCHC when it came to Oxford. But the Fighting Hawks' loss to the RedHawks in Grand Forks two months ago started their current 2-6-1 skid vs. league opponents. Miami is winless in its last four … Continue reading Preview: North Dakota at Miami

Preview: Miami at Omaha

Miami has struggled miserably in the last few seasons of NCHC play, but for whatever reason the RedHawks have dominated Omaha in that span. MU is 7-2-1 vs. the Mavericks under Chris Bergeron, and UNO is the only league team against which Miami has a winning record (29-21-7, .570 winning percentage). The RedHawks swept Omaha … Continue reading Preview: Miami at Omaha

Preview: Miami at Denver

Defending Division I champion Denver dished out both kinds of punishment to Miami when these teams met in Oxford to open the NCHC slate 2 1/2 months ago: A drubbing and a heartbreaker. The Pioneers opened the series with a dominating 4-0 win in then rallied from a one-goal deficit to score three late goals … Continue reading Preview: Miami at Denver

Preview: Niagara at Miami

The first-ever meeting between Niagara and Miami was nearly postponed. But following a deadly winter storm in the Buffalo area, the Purple Eagles -- who already had a November game vs. St. Lawrence canceled due to a major snowstorm -- made it to Oxford and are set to take on the RedHawks in the inaugural … Continue reading Preview: Niagara at Miami

Preview: St. Cloud State at Miami

St. Cloud State has won five straight games, including a rare sweep at North Dakota last weekend. The Huskies have scored 18 goals in their last three games, including that pair of wins in Grand Forks, and they head to Oxford second in the NCHC only to Denver with 17 points. A look at this … Continue reading Preview: St. Cloud State at Miami

Preview: Michigan St. at Miami

These former CCHA foes broke an eight-year cease fire last season when they met in East Lansing for a weekend series early last season, and Michigan State won both nights. The teams wrap up the home-and-home contract this weekend, and although the Spartans are 71-34-6 all-time vs. Miami, the RedHawks are 7-2-1 in their last … Continue reading Preview: Michigan St. at Miami

Preview: Miami at North Dakota

Miami is catching an NCAA perennial power in a rare weak moment. North Dakota is 1-3-1 in its last five games, including a loss to Arizona State in the U.S. Hall of Fame Game. But the Fighting Hawks are still ranked No. 19 in both major polls, and its four other losses came against Quinnipiac, … Continue reading Preview: Miami at North Dakota

Preview: Colorado College at Miami

Though Colorado College has regularly occupied one of the bottom spots in the NCHC standings since the league was formed, the Tigers have owned Miami recently. Miami is winless in the teams' last seven meetings (0-6-1), including back-to-back overtime losses in Colorado Springs last season. So far in 2022-23, the Tigers are 4-1 at home … Continue reading Preview: Colorado College at Miami

Preview: Miami at Western Michigan

Since sweeping Western Michigan in Kalamazoo in the COVID year, Miami has lost six straight against the Broncos by a 28-13 margin. The RedHawks recently lost their hold on the all-time series between these teams. But WMU lost a ton of talent and Miami has added a lot, and the RedHawks are 3-1 on the … Continue reading Preview: Miami at Western Michigan

Preview: Denver at Miami

So far this season, Denver won the Ice Breaker at home, was swept at UMass and earned a pair of wins vs. Providence at Magness Arena last weekend. That means the defending national champions are 0-2 on the road, although in previous years they have fattened up at Cady Arena, winning five straight on the … Continue reading Preview: Denver at Miami

Preview: Miami at Canisius

Miami has absolutely dominated the all-time series between these teams, winning all six meetings and outscoring Canisius, 31-5. But the RedHawks and Golden Griffins have not hooked up since 2013 and Miami has never played Canisius on the road. While the RedHawks were off last weekend, the Golden Griffins not only played two games at … Continue reading Preview: Miami at Canisius

Preview: Ferris State at Miami

Miami does not remember the final moments of its last meeting with Ferris State fondly. The RedHawks allowed a shorthanded, 3-on-4 overtime goal in their season-opening series finale last year, leaving Big Rapids with a split instead of a sweep against a Bulldogs team that had not won a Division I game the season prior. … Continue reading Preview: Ferris State at Miami

Preview: Miami at Colorado College

For the majority of the NCHC's nine-year existence, the contenders for the league standings basement have been Miami and Colorado College. But the Tigers have dominated the RedHawks the past five seasons, going 9-2-2 in their last 13 meetings. Strangely, Miami has fared much better in Colorado Springs, at over 6,500 feet altitude, going 2-3-1 … Continue reading Preview: Miami at Colorado College

Preview: Denver at Miami

Denver goalie Magnus Chrona currently owns the third-longest scoreless streak in team history at 183:16, including three straight shutouts. The Pioneers blanked Omaha, 4-0 on Jan. 16 and swept a home-and-home with Colorado College last weekend, 4-0 and 5-0. And Miami found the net just once in two games at St. Cloud State on Jan. … Continue reading Preview: Denver at Miami

Preview: Colo. College at Miami

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 … Continue reading Preview: Colo. College at Miami

Preview: Long Island U. at Miami

One of the few positive things to come out of COVID was the emergence of Long Island University as a Division I program for both men's and women's hockey. The Sharks have not beaten a D-1 opponent in eight tries this season but have salvaged a pair of ties vs. teams sniffing the top 20. … Continue reading Preview: Long Island U. at Miami

Preview: Miami at Denver

When these teams last met, Miami took down Denver in MU's signature Pod showing, winning 3-0 behind 26 saves by Ludvig Persson. Prior to that victory, the RedHawks had dropped their previous six vs. DU, during which they were outscored, 32-10. Denver has won its last three against MU at Magness Arena, scoring 19 goals … Continue reading Preview: Miami at Denver