ProHawks: Smith, Martinez hit milestone together

Reilly Smith and Alec Martinez weren't teammates in Oxford but they have played together for several years with Vegas, so it's appropriate they both dressed for their 700th NHL game the same night. And Smith scored twice in that contest, including the game winner. In Toronto, Smith's hometown. In overtime. It gets even better: He … Continue reading ProHawks: Smith, Martinez hit milestone together

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No N.A. titles for Miami alums

Former RedHawks made significant postseason runs in their respective North American professional leagues, but no championships were won on this continent by Miami alumni this playoff year. Gordie Green (Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). Newfoundland's Gordie Green came the closest, advancing to the ECHL's Kelly Cup Eastern Conference final, but his team lost to Florida, four games to … Continue reading No N.A. titles for Miami alums

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

Pro report: Trade deadline edition

It's been a wild month for RedHawks alumni. Four of the nine former Miamians in the NHL were moved prior to this week's trade deadline, with all shifting from teams not in playoff contention to ones positioned to qualify for the postseason. Blake Coleman (photo by Cathy Lachmann). Defenseman Andy Greene and center Blake Coleman … Continue reading Pro report: Trade deadline edition