Miami rallies past No. 9 UNO

OMAHA, Neb. – Miami entered Friday riding a six-game winless streak despite being either tied or leading after two periods in each contest. Meanwhile, the RedHawks' opponent, No. 9 Omaha, had won seven straight, one short of a team record. But MU (2-4-1) broke its trend of late-game struggles, scoring twice in 19 seconds late … Continue reading Miami rallies past No. 9 UNO

Preview: Miami at Omaha

Miami and Omaha have had completely contrasting starts to 2021-22. The RedHawks won their season opener but are 0-4-1 since, but the Mavericks enter this weekend riding a seven-game winning streak following a Game 1 loss. This is the first weekend of NCHC play. UNO took fourth in the league last season while Miami finished … Continue reading Preview: Miami at Omaha

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

Preview: Miami vs. Bowling Green

This is the home-opening for both teams after a season of playing in empty arenas, so fans should see their teams at their best in their respective home rinks. Will Cullen (photo by Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). Coincidentally, Miami and Bowling Green both won in each other's barns when they last met two seasons ago, Chris Bergeron's … Continue reading Preview: Miami vs. Bowling Green

Michigan St. wins on late goals

Heading into this weekend, it had been nearly 11 years since Michigan State had beaten Miami in East Lansing. The Spartans' Jeremy Davidson scored twice, including the game winner with 3:56 left, as MSU ended its home win drought vs. the RedHawks with a 3-1 victory at Munn Ice Arena on Friday. The teams had … Continue reading Michigan St. wins on late goals

Preview: Miami at Michigan State

Miami's offense had disappeared, and the RedHawks were blanked, 3-0 by the lowest-seeded team in the CHCA Tournament to open their best-of-3 playoff series. Austin Czarnik (Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). But MU ran off consecutive 4-1 victories the next two nights, clinching on St. Patrick's Day and advancing to the conference semifinal round in Detroit. Austin Czarnik … Continue reading Preview: Miami at Michigan State

Miami falls to Ferris in overtime

BIG RAPIDS, Mich. – Miami's special teams were anything but in the final minutes on Sunday. Matt Barry (photo by Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). The RedHawks allowed a go-ahead power play goal as time wound down in regulation, and after tying the score with a minute left, gave up a shorthanded marker in overtime as they fell … Continue reading Miami falls to Ferris in overtime

Miami rallies past Ferris in season opener

BIG RAPIDS, Mich. – It's well documented that Miami struggled offensively last season. Michael Regush (17) celebrates his goal with linemates Chase Gresock (10) and Matthew Barbolini (29) (Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). But the RedHawks made major strides toward fixing that problem on opening night of 2021-22, scoring the final five goals after falling behind by two … Continue reading Miami rallies past Ferris in season opener

Preview: Miami at Ferris State

Miami fans can relate to Ferris State's 2020-21 campaign, but FSU's COVID-shortened season went far worse. While the Bulldogs have boasted plenty of success historically, they could not get into the win column last season, finishing 1-23-1 with their lone win coming against a non-Division I school. But Ferris State's Ewigleben Arena has always been … Continue reading Preview: Miami at Ferris State

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

2021-22 Miami preview: The defensemen

After an abysmal showing in Chris Bergeron's first season, Miami's defense corps did improve last season, holding opponents to fewer quality chances and lighting the lamp at a clip that challenged the forwards. Miami's Derek Daschke (photo by Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). Derek Daschke, who was named captain this week, leads a unit of eight returning regulars … Continue reading 2021-22 Miami preview: The defensemen

2021-22 Miami preview: The forwards

It was Miami's worst-ever offensive campaign by over a third of a goal per game, and only six Division I teams scored at a worse clip than the RedHawks in 2020-21, But Miami has brought in four veteran transfers with a scoring track record and Detroit fourth-round pick Red Savage, the son of former NHLer … Continue reading 2021-22 Miami preview: The forwards

2021-22 Miami preview: Overview

Like seemingly everything in the COVID era, roster turnover was anything but normal this past off-season. Miami coach Chris Bergeron (photo by Cathy Lachmann). Allowing universal fifth-year eligibility parlayed with a no-wait transfer rule has caused massive fluctuation on Division I rosters as well as a logjam of players staying at their respective schools an … Continue reading 2021-22 Miami preview: Overview

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

Q&A with Barry Schutte: Part I

Barry Schutte enters his third season as associate head coach at Miami after holding an assistant position at Bowling Green for the previous nine campaigns. Miami associate coach Barry Schutte (Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). Obviously, recruiting is one of assistant coaches' main jobs, and it's been an area in which the RedHawks have struggled for a while. … Continue reading Q&A with Barry Schutte: Part I

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