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’
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
At least when Miami allowed seven goals on Friday, it scored three goals of its own. MU hung with No. 7 Denver for the first period, but the Pioneers blew it open in the second in a 7-0 win over RedHawks' at Magness Arena on Saturday, sweeping the four-game season series and outscoring the RedHawks, … Continue reading Miami blanked, swept by Denver
Denver started the season on fire, cooled off a bit and now is playing at top form again, as the Pioneers come to Oxford riding a nine-game unbeaten streak (6-0-3). DU has not lost since Dec. 6 and is tied for second in the NCHC in goals per game (3.25). The Pioneers are coming off … Continue reading Preview: Denver at Miami
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
It didn't go well when Miami traveled to Grand Forks in early November, as North Dakota obliterated the RedHawks in the opener and closed out a series sweep by scoring four times in the first period and holding on for a one-goal win. The Fighting Hawks are ranked No. 1 in college hockey, with a … Continue reading Preview: North Dakota at Miami
For the first two periods, it looked like the two teams that played the previous night had switched sweaters. Miami controlled Friday's game for 60 minutes but was dominated in a similar manner for the first 40 in the series finale, a 4-2 loss to Colorado College at World Arena on Saturday. The RedHawks blew … Continue reading CC wins, splits with Miami
Images from the game played at Slater Family Arena on Dec. 30, 2019. All photos by Cathy Lachmann/VFTG).
It's been quite the plummet for St. Cloud State, which entered the 2019 NCAA Tournament as the No. 1 overall seed but was shocked once again in the first round. This season the Huskies have won just two games and only one of their last eight as they are mired in a four-game losing streak. … Continue reading Preview: St. Cloud State at Miami
OXFORD, Ohio – Chris Bergeron certainly made his NCHC home coaching debut memorable. Miami had one victory in its previous 17 meetings with No. 6 Minnesota-Duluth heading into this weekend, but on Friday the RedHawks scored twice in the final four minutes to edge the Bulldogs, 3-1 at Cady Arena. MU snapped a nine-game losing … Continue reading Miami drops UMD on late goals
Images from the exhibition game between the U.S. National Development Team and Miami played at Cady Arena on Nov. 1, 2019. All photos by Cathy Lachmann/VFTG.
Images from the series played between Ferris State and Miami on Oct. 18-19, 2019. All images by Cathy Lachmann/VFTG.
OXFORD, Ohio – Trailing by three, Miami rallied for four straight goals to take a 4-3 lead and was within six minutes of its first win under Chris Bergeron. John Sladic (photo by Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). But New Hampshire evened the score late and the teams skated to a 4-4 tie in the series finale at … Continue reading Down 3, Miami rallies to tie UNH
Miami already opened its season last weekend vs. Bowling Green, but New Hampshire has yet to play a game in 2019-20. When these teams have met, it has typically been on neutral ice, as this is just the Wildcats' second-ever trip to Oxford. Miami split that home series in 2010, with each team winning a … Continue reading Preview: New Hampshire at Miami
Images from the game played on Oct. 6, 2019 at Cady Arena in Oxford, Ohio. All photos by Cathy Lachmann/VFTG.
OXFORD, Ohio – The Hollywood script disintegrated in the final 28 minutes of the game. Until then, everything was aligning for a fantastic story. Miami fell to Bowling Green, 7-4 in the teams' season opener and RedHawks coach Chris Bergeron's debut at Cady Arena on Sunday. Bergeron was the head coach of the Falcons (1-0) … Continue reading Bowling Green ruins Berg debut
Easiest story lead ever: Chris Bergeron was the head coach of Bowling Green the past nine seasons and now faces his old team in his first game at the helm of Miami. Chris Bergeron. The RedHawks open their season and a five-game homestand on Sunday in Bergeron's highly-anticipated Miami head coaching debut. WHO: Bowling Green … Continue reading Preview: Bowling Green at Miami
Last season, graduate senior Jordan Uhelski joined the team for his final year of eligibility and helped push Ryan Larkin to a solid junior season. Ryan Larkin (photo by Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). In 2019-20, Larkin has shifted into the mentor's role in his senior campaign, as highly-touted freshman Ben Kraws prepares to make his Miami debut … Continue reading Miami 2019-20 preview: Goaltenders
Seven defensemen who dressed for Miami in 2018-19 are back this season, including five who played at least 25 games. The RedHawks also gain a pair of freshmen coming off excellent juniors seasons, making this group a strength of the team heading into this campaign. A look at the RedHawks' defensemen for 2019-20: RETURNING (7): … Continue reading Miami 2019-20 preview: Defensemen