St. Cloud crushes Miami again

Miami hoped it had sank to its lowest point on Friday in a 10-goal loss at St. Cloud. But the RedHawks didn't fare any better in the finale, as they were crushed, 8-0 in the series finale at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center on Saturday. It was the third straight game Miami has been … Continue reading St. Cloud crushes Miami again

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

No Ohio St., BG on future schedules

After Miami's home-and-home series with Bowling Green this weekend, the RedHawks will not face an Ohio opponent in the regular season for the forseeable future. Miami coach Chris Bergeron (photo by Cathy Lachmann). MU's scheduling contract with BGSU expires after this season and the sides have not been able to agree on an extension, despite … Continue reading No Ohio St., BG on future schedules

2021-22 Miami preview: The goalies

Miami's goaltending situation was anything but settled heading into 2020-21, but a season later a pecking order seems to have been established. Ludvig Persson (photo by Cathy Lachmann/VFG). Then-freshman Ludvig Persson dominated in the Omaha bubble, seizing the starting job, and as the lone returning at this position, he is expected to log the majority … Continue reading 2021-22 Miami preview: The goalies

NCHC Snapshot: Western Michigan

Last month Andy Murray, who had coached Western Michigan for the past 10 seasons, stepped down, and assistant Pat Ferschweiler was promoted to fill the vacated spot. The Broncos were 14 games over .500 in Murray's last five seasons, qualifying for the NCAA Tournament once in 2017. Ferschweiler was an assistant for the Detroit Red … Continue reading NCHC Snapshot: Western Michigan

NCHC Snapshot: Minn.-Duluth

What a four-year run it has been for Minnesota-Duluth. In 2018, national title. In 2019, national title. In 2020, the Bulldogs had 22 wins heading into the NCHC Tournament, but COVID canceled the entire postseason. Then came 2021. After Michigan was forced to forfeit its first-round NCAA matchup, UMD's five-overtime win over North Dakota was … Continue reading NCHC Snapshot: Minn.-Duluth

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

Bergeron on off-season: ‘Uncertainty’

It was the most bizarre of endings to the 2019-20 season, and there's no end to the strangeness in sight from the college hockey world's perspective, with the season set to begin in a month. Chris Bergeron will begin his second season as Miami's head coach when the puck ultimately drops this fall or winter, … Continue reading Bergeron on off-season: ‘Uncertainty’

Pro report: Trade deadline edition

It's been a wild month for RedHawks alumni. Four of the nine former Miamians in the NHL were moved prior to this week's trade deadline, with all shifting from teams not in playoff contention to ones positioned to qualify for the postseason. Blake Coleman (photo by Cathy Lachmann). Defenseman Andy Greene and center Blake Coleman … Continue reading Pro report: Trade deadline edition

N. Dakota tops Miami on late goal

OXFORD, Ohio – Scoringwise, Saturday's game bore a striking resemblance to Friday. Miami took an early 2-0 lead, was ahead by one after the first period, No. 1 North Dakota eventually tied it and scored the go-ahead goal in the closing moments of the final frame. Unfortunately for the RedHawks, unlike Friday when the teams … Continue reading N. Dakota tops Miami on late goal