Miami rally again falls short vs. WMU

OXFORD, Ohio – There was a familiar scoring pattern in Miami's regular season finale. The RedHawks fell behind by two, came back and tied it then allowed the final two in a 4-2 loss to Western Michigan at Cady Arena on Sunday. WMU (10-11-3) had taken a 2-0 lead, seen it slip away then rallied … Continue reading Miami rally again falls short vs. WMU

Persson hurt; WMU tops Miami

Western Michigan did not start its third goaltender as expected, while Miami had to turn to its emergency netminder. The Broncos surprised everyone by announcing Brandon Bussi would start in net, as the team's top goaltender was injured in the first game of the season and had not dressed since. Ludvig Persson (photo by Cathy … Continue reading Persson hurt; WMU tops Miami

Preview: W. Michigan vs. Miami

This is the final regular season weekend for these teams, who will both finish below .500 and out of the NCHC's top four. But they still have plenty to play for, as both could move up a seed for the conference tournament in two weeks. Western Michigan is in sixth, a point behind fifth-place Denver, … Continue reading Preview: W. Michigan vs. Miami

Miami blows late lead, ties WMU

OXFORD, Ohio – The team that scores first has yet to record a win in the four games played between Miami and Western Michigan. The RedHawks were unable to hold a pair of two-goal leads, allowing three third-period markers in a 3-3 tie vs. the Broncos at Cady Arena on Saturday. The teams combined for … Continue reading Miami blows late lead, ties WMU

WMU spoils Miami home opener

OXFORD, Ohio – Apparently having fans in attendance does affect team performance, as home-ice advantage has been an oxymoron for Western Michigan and Miami. After the RedHawks swept the Broncos in Kalamazoo last weekend, WMU won 4-1 over Miami in MU's home opener at Cady Arena on Friday. The road team is not only 3-0 … Continue reading WMU spoils Miami home opener

Preview: W. Michigan at Miami

In a season of firsts for college hockey teams, the NCHC presents: The home-and-home doubleheader. After traveling to Kalamazoo last weekend and earning a sweep of Western Michigan, Miami opens its seven-game home slate with a two-game series vs. the Broncos. These will be the first home games for the RedHawks since Feb. 28-29, an … Continue reading Preview: W. Michigan at Miami

Miami pounds WMU, earns sweep

Miami's offense had been stymied in its first 11 games, as the RedHawks had not scored more than three goals in a game and were averaging 1.64 tallies. But MU netted three markers in the second period en route to a 5-1 win at Western Michigan on Saturday, capping a weekend sweep of the Broncos … Continue reading Miami pounds WMU, earns sweep

Persson key again in win over WMU

Throughout the Omaha Pod, Miami's M.O. was to play competitive hockey in the first period. The final 40 minutes, not so much. But the RedHawks flipped that script in their first non-hub game of the season, beating Western Michigan, 3-1 at Lawson Arena on Saturday night. It was MU's first win in Kalamazoo since Dec. … Continue reading Persson key again in win over WMU

NCHC snapshot: Western Michigan

Western Michigan finished fourth in the NCHC and its veteran-heavy team was poised for a big postseason, but COVID shut down the Broncos' aspirations. While WMU lost its top four scorers, it still has plenty of talent left from that 2019-20 team to contend for an NCAA Tournament berth. And the Broncos have added 11 … Continue reading NCHC snapshot: Western Michigan

Loss seals seven seed for Miami

Miami locked itself into the No. 7 seed in the NCHC Tournament, but it won't know its first-round opponent until about 10:30 p.m. EST on Saturday. No. 17 Western Michigan scored twice in a 16-second window late in the first period and rode those goals to a 5-2 win over the RedHawks at Lawson Arena … Continue reading Loss seals seven seed for Miami

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

Offense dries up as WMU sinks Miami

OXFORD, Ohio – Miami wasted no time generating offense on Saturday, scoring 39 seconds into the game. Unfortunately for the RedHawks, they led for a whopping nine seconds, as Western Michigan tied it at 0:48 of the first period and ran off three more goals in a 4-1 win over MU at Cady Arena. The … Continue reading Offense dries up as WMU sinks Miami

Miami ekes out tie vs. W. Michigan

OXFORD, Ohio – With time winding down in the second period, it appeared Miami was headed for its sixth straight loss. But the RedHawks – down two at the time – scored with a minute left in that frame to seize the momentum and ended up tying the game early in the third frame to … Continue reading Miami ekes out tie vs. W. Michigan

Preview: W. Michigan at Miami

Just a couple of years ago, Miami held a substantial lead in the all-time series vs. Western Michigan. But the Broncos have won 10 of the last 13 meetings between these teams and the RedHawks are now just a game over .500 vs. WMU. MU was swept in the four-game set vs. Western Michigan last … Continue reading Preview: W. Michigan at Miami