Denver wins NCHC playoff opener

Miami took an early lead in its NCHC Tournament opener, but No. 3 Denver scored the next four goals, ruining any potential upset bid. The Pioneers won Game 1 in the best-of-3 series, 5-2 at Magness Arena on Friday, and the RedHawks now face elimination in this round for the sixth straight season. Miami (7-26-2) … Continue reading Denver wins NCHC playoff opener


Miami blanks Duluth in home finale

OXFORD, Ohio – As much of a struggle as this season has been for Miami, at least the RedHawks notched their signature win in the final game of their home schedule. Ludvig Persson (photo by Cathy Lachmann/VFG). Ludvig Persson stopped 44 shots as Miami equaled its widest winning margin in 14 months by shutting out … Continue reading Miami blanks Duluth in home finale

Oh tee: MU falls again in overtime

Miami was 15 seconds away from extending its unbeaten streak to three games for the first time in 3½ years. But Colorado College's Hunter McKown completed his hat trick in the final seconds of 3-on-3 overtime as the Tigers edged the RedHawks, 4-3 at Ed Robson Arena on Friday. Miami (6-21-2) dropped to 2-4-1 when … Continue reading Oh tee: MU falls again in overtime

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

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

Preview: Miami at Denver

When these teams last met, Miami took down Denver in MU's signature Pod showing, winning 3-0 behind 26 saves by Ludvig Persson. Prior to that victory, the RedHawks had dropped their previous six vs. DU, during which they were outscored, 32-10. Denver has won its last three against MU at Magness Arena, scoring 19 goals … Continue reading Preview: Miami at Denver

Offense MIA as N. Dakota downs Miami

OXFORD, Ohio – No. 7 North Dakota was not only the better team on Friday, it benefited from seemingly every odd carom of the puck. The Fighting Hawks doubled up the RedHawks in shots on goal en route to a 4-1 win over MU at Cady Arena in the series opener. UND never trailed, scoring … Continue reading Offense MIA as N. Dakota downs Miami

Preview: North Dakota at Miami

It's just the second week of NCHC conference play, but North Dakota has already faced a gauntlet of an early-season schedule. The Fighting Hawks have played six of their last seven games against ranked opponents, and the unranked foe they faced was Penn State, which is 6-4. UND swept Denver in Grand Forks to open … Continue reading Preview: North Dakota at Miami

Miami loses finale at Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. – Miami defied the odds on Friday, scoring twice late to beat one of the hottest teams in college hockey on the road and end a six-game winless streak with a depleted roster. Matthew Barbolini (photo by Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). But there would be no such magic on Saturday, as No. 9 Omaha hammered … Continue reading Miami loses finale at Omaha

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