Preview: Miami at St. Cloud St.

While Miami has been hanging out in Minnesota for the past nine days, St. Cloud State did not leave the state for its scheduled road trip at Denver, as the Huskies postponed their second straight series because of COVID. The RedHawks are six days removed from a 2-2 tie (plus shootout point) at Duluth that … Continue reading Preview: Miami at St. Cloud St.

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Persson stops 50; Miami ties UMD

If it was possible for the same player to earn first, second and third stars of the night, Ludvig Persson would've taken all three honors. Miami's Ludvig Persson (Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). Persson recorded 50 saves and turned all three shootout attempts he faced aside as Miami skated to a 2-2 tie with No. 7 Minn.-Duluth at … Continue reading Persson stops 50; Miami ties UMD

Duluth scores 3 late to sink Miami

Miami is not having its best season defensively, but the RedHawks kept Minn.-Duluth off the scoreboard until the final four minutes of the second period. Unfortanately for the RedHawks, that goal ignited the Bulldogs, who found the net four times in a 16-minute span to beat Miami, 4-1 at Amsoil Arena on Friday. Miami's Red … Continue reading Duluth scores 3 late to sink Miami

Preview: Miami at Minn.-Duluth

Miami has lost seven straight games against Minn.-Duluth and enters this road series with a .182 winning percentage in 33 meetings vs. the Bulldogs. But UMD has been slumping, with a 1-5 record since the end of November, although the Bulldogs have played one of the toughest schedules in Division I, with Bemidji State, Minnesota, … Continue reading Preview: Miami at Minn.-Duluth

CC sweeps Miami on late goal

OXFORD, Ohio – Three times Miami took the lead and on each occasion, Colorado College matched that tally. Miami forward P.J. Fletcher. (photo by Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). Then the Tigers took their first and only lead of the game in the closing minutes of regulation and held on for a 4-3 win over the RedHawks at … Continue reading CC sweeps Miami on late goal

Preview: Colo. College at Miami

The last time Colorado College visited Oxford former Miami coach Enrico Blasi chased down the officials after the series finale and was ultimately reprimanded by the league. The RedHawks lost both ends of that set and sadly are just 2-7-2 in their last 11 against the only other NCHC foe that has been a regular … Continue reading Preview: Colo. College at Miami

Another late collapse for Miami

OXFORD, Ohio – A return to 2021 is not how Miami hoped to rein in 2022. Red Savage (photo by Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). But the RedHawks allowed two extra-attacker goals in the final three minutes of regulation and gave up another in overtime to complete a 5-4 implosion against Mercyhurst at Cady Arena on Tuesday. The … Continue reading Another late collapse for Miami

First-half review: Defense a let down

A major question mark for Miami entering 2021-22 was whether it could score enough. Halfway through the season, the offense was been OK, but the RedHawks are hemorrhaging in the goals against department. MU has given up 4.18 of them per game, the second-worst rate in the NCAA only to first-year D-1 program St. Thomas. … Continue reading First-half review: Defense a let down

Miami nets 7 in 2021 finale

Miami ended what has been a tough calendar year in the win column. The RedHawks beat Mercyhurst, 7-4 at Mercyhurst Ice Center on Sunday, concluding the 2021 portion of their schedule. Miami's Jack Olmstead (photo by Cathy Lachmann). Jack Olmstead tallied a career-best two goals and three points, and four other skaters finished with two … Continue reading Miami nets 7 in 2021 finale

Preview: Miami at Mercyhurst

Karch Bachman scored on a breakaway 29 seconds in, Ryan Siroky and Phil Knies added insurance goals in the second period and Ryan Larkin stopped 21 shots to earn the shutout. Miami's Karch Bachman (Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). That 3-0 Miami win on Oct. 13, 2018 was the only-ever meeting between these teams, and that was technically … Continue reading Preview: Miami at Mercyhurst

W. Michigan sinks Miami in opener

OXFORD, Ohio – After struggling mightily to generate shots on goal the first two months of the season, Miami finished with its second-highest SOG total of the campaign with 31. Miami's Chase Pletzke (photo by Cathy Lachmann). Unfortunately, the RedHawks allowed 44 shots, six of which found the net as No. 6 Western Michigan doubled … Continue reading W. Michigan sinks Miami in opener

Preview: W. Michigan at Miami

Since losing three straight games in early November, Western Michigan has won its last four, all by four goals, including a weekend sweep at then-No. 2 St. Cloud State. The Broncos are seventh in the NCAA in scoring (3.93 goals per game), led by Division I points leader Drew Worrad and college hockey's top goal … Continue reading Preview: W. Michigan at Miami

Cullen joins Islanders’ ECHL team

Defenseman Will Cullen has signed with Bridgeport of the American Hockey League, the New York Islanders' top affiliate, ending his collegiate career. Will Cullen (photo by Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). Cullen was then reassigned to Worcester of the ECHL. Cullen transferred from Bowling Green – where he had played one season under head coach Chris Bergeron and … Continue reading Cullen joins Islanders’ ECHL team

Miami salvages split with LIU

OXFORD, Ohio – Two individuals celebrated firsts on Saturday, and more importantly, Miami earned its first home win of the season. Flipping a recent trend, the RedHawks never trailed after scoring twice late in the first period en route to a 4-1 win over Long Island University as the teams split the weekend series. Logan … Continue reading Miami salvages split with LIU

Long Island shocks Miami

OXFORD, Ohio – At least Miami got into the record books, albeit for its opponent's achievement. Second-year Division I program Long Island University set a new mark for goals vs. a D-1 team en route to beating just its third-ever team in the NCAA's top echelon, topping Miami, 7-4 at Cady Arena on Friday. LIU … Continue reading Long Island shocks Miami

Preview: Long Island U. at Miami

One of the few positive things to come out of COVID was the emergence of Long Island University as a Division I program for both men's and women's hockey. The Sharks have not beaten a D-1 opponent in eight tries this season but have salvaged a pair of ties vs. teams sniffing the top 20. … Continue reading Preview: Long Island U. at Miami