2022-23 Miami preview: Forwards

The line of Red Savage, P.J. Fletcher and Matthew Barbolini clearly separated from the rest of the Miami forward field last season. P.J. Fletcher (photo by Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). That's great for the RedHawks, as that projected top line entering 2022-23 consists of a sophomore and two juniors, meaning ideally this trio could stick in Oxford … Continue reading 2022-23 Miami preview: Forwards


Preview: W. Michigan at Miami

Since losing three straight games in early November, Western Michigan has won its last four, all by four goals, including a weekend sweep at then-No. 2 St. Cloud State. The Broncos are seventh in the NCAA in scoring (3.93 goals per game), led by Division I points leader Drew Worrad and college hockey's top goal … Continue reading Preview: W. Michigan at Miami

Q&A with Barry Schutte: Part II

Miami's 2021-22 roster features 10 first-year RedHawks – six freshmen, two sophomores and a pair of seniors. Six are transfers. Miami coach Barry Schutte (photo by Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). As associate head coach, Barry Schutte, along with fellow associate Eric Rud, played a major role in landing the newest class of MU hockey talent, which is … Continue reading Q&A with Barry Schutte: Part II

NCHC Snapshot: Omaha

Omaha's 2018-19 season was its worst in 15 years, but last year Mike Gabinet's Mavericks bounced back from that nine-win campaign to a .458 winning percentage and sixth-place finish. And UNO appears poised to take another step forward, with most of its offensive weapons back, a starting goalie coming off a stellar rookie season and … Continue reading NCHC Snapshot: Omaha

NCHC Snapshot: North Dakota

As difficult as it had to be for a loaded North Dakota team to see this spring's postseason canceled, almost all of the cogs from last season will dress for the Fighting Hawks again in 2020-21. Add to that a small-but-talented freshman class, headed by a pair of U.S. National Development defensemen drafted by Ottawa, … Continue reading NCHC Snapshot: North Dakota

Preview: Miami at W. Michigan

Where is Miami heading for the first round of the NCHC Tournament? Mathematically, the RedHawks – currently seventh in the league – could travel to any one of five conference foes, including Western Michigan, but the most likely scenario is MU ends up in Duluth next week. The fourth-place Broncos have a lot to play … Continue reading Preview: Miami at W. Michigan

Preview: Miami at North Dakota

Miami opens its conference schedule this weekend, and coach Chris Bergeron makes his NCHC coaching debut in arguably the most hostile environment in college hockey. The RedHawks will face North Dakota in a two-game set in Grand Forks two weeks after going 1-0-1 in their first two road games of 2018-19 at Colgate. But while … Continue reading Preview: Miami at North Dakota