2019-20 review: A season cut short

This wasn't how anyone thought it would end. Miami was a longshot to beat Minnesota-Duluth in the first round of the NCHC Tournament, but the obvious expectation was that the RedHawks would have a chance to see their season reach its conclusion on the ice. Miami's Gordie Green (photo by Cathy Lachmann). “There's just really … Continue reading 2019-20 review: A season cut short

WMU doubles up on Miami

It was 2-for-1 night for Western Michigan in the regular season finale. The No. 17 Broncos scored four pairs of goals – all 100 seconds or fewer apart – as they slammed Miami, 8-4 at Lawson Arena on Saturday. The RedHawks, who wrapped up the regular season in seventh place in the NCHC, will head … Continue reading WMU doubles up on Miami

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

Miami shuts out Omaha again

OXFORD, Ohio – Senior Ryan Larkin made sure to etch his name into the Miami record book in his final game at Cady Arena. Miami's Ryan Larkin (photo by Cathy Lachmann). Larkin stopped 29 shots as the RedHawks blanked Nebraska-Omaha, 4-0 on Saturday, giving the goalie and MU consecutive shutouts for the first time since … Continue reading Miami shuts out Omaha again

Larkin, Miami blank Omaha

OXFORD, Ohio – What a kickoff to Senior Weekend for Ryan Larkin. Miami's Ryan Larkin (photo by Cathy Lachmann). The senior goalie, playing in his final home series for Miami, stopped 19 shots en route to blanking Nebraska-Omaha, 3-0 at Cady Arena on Friday. And he picked up an assist, marking the first time an … Continue reading Larkin, Miami blank Omaha

Preview: UNO at Miami

Statistically, Miami's best weekend series of 2019-20 in conference play was its trip to Omaha, where the RedHawks earned five of a possible six points and outscored the Mavericks, 7-4. Now mired in an 11-game winless streak, MU hopes to return to that late-November form. Nebraska-Omaha is in sixth place in the NCHC, 10 points … Continue reading Preview: UNO at Miami

Miami needs to stay in the NCHC

On Tuesday, it was announced the CCHA – Miami's conference from 1981 until its demise in 2013 – will be resurrected, with seven of the current 10 WCHA teams re-brandishing themselves as members of the defunct league. On Thursday, College Hockey News indicated the RedHawks are interested in departing the NCHC in favor of the … Continue reading Miami needs to stay in the NCHC

Preview: Miami at Denver

Denver was cruising through its schedule, losing just four of its first 26 games and challenging for the top spot in the NCHC. But the Pioneers' run has been halted the past two weekends, as they were swept by Minnesota-Duluth and then again at North Dakota, and now they're trying to hold onto home-ice advantage … Continue reading Preview: Miami at Denver

Johnson comes to Miami’s defense

OXFORD, Ohio – After sitting for the first two-thirds of his sophomore season, the opportunity to play again finally presented itself, and Carter Johnson took full advantage. The 6-feet, 3-inch center dished out hits, played tight, physical defense and won faceoffs. Miami's Carter Johnson (photo by Cathy Lachmann). Johnson was looking to carry that momentum … Continue reading Johnson comes to Miami’s defense

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

St. Louis blueliner

OXFORD, Ohio – Heading into last off-season, it appeared Grant Frederic's Miami career was over. After skating in fewer than half of the RedHawks' games as a sophomore and dressing for just one contest in 2018-19, the 6-feet, 3-inch, 200-pound defenseman was looking to transfer. Miami's Grant Frederic (photo by Cathy Lachmann). But after Chris … Continue reading St. Louis blueliner

St. Cloud blanks, sweeps Miami

The start of a new month didn't help Miami reverse its recent struggling trend. The RedHawks were shut out, 3-0 by St. Cloud State at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center on Saturday, as they lost their fifth straight game and saw their winless streak extended to seven. The Huskies (10-12-4) swept the four-game regular … Continue reading St. Cloud blanks, sweeps Miami