N. Dakota ends Miami’s season

There was an excellent chance Miami's stay in this season's NCHC Tournament would be a short one, after the RedHawks finished last in the conference and opened the playoffs at No. 2 North Dakota. But the hope was they would stick around for more than one period. The RedHawks gave up three goals in the … Continue reading N. Dakota ends Miami’s season

Preview: Miami at N. Dakota

Regardless of the NCHC postseason format, Miami was headed to The Ralph to open the conference playoffs. Due to COVID concerns, all eight teams will play the entire tournament – single elimination – at a single venue. That facility would be North Dakota's home rink. Under the traditional format, the RedHawks, as an eight seed, … Continue reading Preview: Miami at N. Dakota

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

Miami ends skids, rallies past St. Cloud

OXFORD, Ohio – It looked bleak for Miami approaching the midway point of the third period, as the RedHawks were being shut out and had generated fewer than 20 shots. But MU scored three times in less than three minutes and fought off a late surge, puling off a 3-2 upset of No. 6 St. … Continue reading Miami ends skids, rallies past St. Cloud

Early UMD goals doom Miami

OXFORD, Ohio – Miami held No. 6 Minnesota-Duluth to four shots in the first period. Unfortunately for the RedHawks, two of them – plus another snipe 1:57 into the middle frame – found their mark as the Bulldogs' early three-goal keyed a 6-3 win over MU at Cady Arena on Saturday, completing a series sweep. … Continue reading Early UMD goals doom Miami

Swede first win for Miami

Freshman Swedish defenseman Hampus Rydqvist scored the game winner and rookie countryman and goaltender Ludvig Persson turned aside all 30 shots he faced. Miami's first-year European duo keyed its 1-0 win over No. 18 Nebraska-Omaha at Baxter Arena on Saturday. It was the first win of the season for the RedHawks, the first career goal … Continue reading Swede first win for Miami

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

N. Dakota tops Miami on late goal

OXFORD, Ohio – Scoringwise, Saturday's game bore a striking resemblance to Friday. Miami took an early 2-0 lead, was ahead by one after the first period, No. 1 North Dakota eventually tied it and scored the go-ahead goal in the closing moments of the final frame. Unfortunately for the RedHawks, unlike Friday when the teams … Continue reading N. Dakota tops Miami on late goal

Miami salvages tie vs. No. 1 UND

OXFORD, Ohio – Miami was held to a season-low 16 shots on goal, including seven in the final 40 minutes of regulation. Miami's John Sladic (photo by Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). But John Sladic backhanded a puck in with 2:34 left in regulation as the RedHawks salvaged a 4-4 tie vs. No. 1 North Dakota at Cady … Continue reading Miami salvages tie vs. No. 1 UND

Recapping Miami’s turbulent first half

There were encouraging times and frustrating times, but ultimately Miami finished the first half of its first season of the millennium without Enrico Blasi at the helm with a record of 4-10-3. Considering the turmoil surrounding this team the past couple of campaigns, that's about on par with the expectation level for the first three … Continue reading Recapping Miami’s turbulent first half