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
Miami finished dead last in the NCHC in scoring and No. 48 in Division I, and only one returning forward from last season finished with more than 16 points. A look at the RedHawks' forwards for 2019-20: RETURNING (11): Srs. – Gordie Green, Karch Bachman, Carter Johnson; Jrs. – Casey Gilling, Phil Knies, Ben Lown, … Continue reading Miami 2019-20 preview: Forwards
The Chris Bergeron era officially begins on Sunday. Bergeron being introduced as Miami's next head coach (John Lachmann/VFTG). That's when the new Miami head coach and his staff start their journey to rejuvenate a program that has averaged fewer than 11 wins the past three seasons. And the MU alum and former RedHawks assistant can't … Continue reading Miami 2019-20 Preview: Part I
Western Michigan jumped from seventh in the NCHC to third in 2018-19, but Colorado College won a best-of-3 series over the Broncos in the opening round of the conference tournament, ending WMU's season. But the main core of that team remains intact for this campaign, and the Broncos have added quality talent as they look … Continue reading NCHC snapshot: Western Michigan
Two seasons in a row, St. Cloud State has entered the NCAA Tournament as the No. 1 overall seed only to lose in the first round. Air Force ended the Huskies' season in 2017-18 and American International took SCSU down this spring in the regional semifinal round. St. Cloud State is looking to avenge those … Continue reading NCHC Snapshot: St. Cloud State
That first-year national championship for Brad Berry in 2016 is a distant memory, as North Dakota has taken a step back each season since. In 2018-19 the Fighting Hawks failed to advance past the opening round of the NCHC Tournament and saw their winning percentage slide to an 18-season low of .514. UND has an … Continue reading NCHC snapshot: North Dakota
Nebraska-Omaha didn't have the best start or finish last season, starting 1-6-1 and ending with an 0-8-1 skid and a first-round NCHC Tournament sweep at Minnesota-Duluth. And the Mavericks have 12 freshman on their 2019-20 roster after losing nine seniors, including their top two scorers and starting goalie. So UNO appears a team in rebuilding … Continue reading NCHC Snapshot: Nebraska-Omaha
Miami has struggled with depth issues for several years, and especially coming off an 11-win season and with a new coach, all of the newcomers should get long looks this fall. The RedHawks welcome seven new players to their 2019-20 roster, with six freshmen and one transfer sophomore set to make their Miami debuts this … Continue reading Ice time available for MU newbies
In June, Scott Sandelin signed a four-year extension with UMD. That might have been one of the easiest coaching decisions in Division I hockey history. All the two-decade tenured head coach of the Bulldogs did was win national championships the past two seasons following a second-place finish in the 2016-17 NCAA Tournament. And with three … Continue reading NCHC snapshot: Minnesota-Duluth
Eric Rud joined the Miami hockey coaching staff in May, bringing with him a myriad of coaching experience at several levels. Miami associate head coach Eric Rud (Miami athletics). Following a stellar career at Colorado College during which the defenseman amassed 22 goals and 90 assists, he logged 319 minor league games in the ECHL, … Continue reading Q&A with Eric Rud