NCHC Snapshot: Denver

In his fourth season at the helm, David Carle's Pioneers routed Minnesota State in the NCAA title game to earn their ninth Division I championship. Denver pounded Miami in a best-of-3 on home ice to open the NCHC Tournament, lost in the Frozen Faceoff semifinal and won the first three NCAA Tournament games by one … Continue reading NCHC Snapshot: Denver

Denver sweeps away Miami’s season

For the sixth straight season in which there has been an NCHC Tournament, Miami was knocked out in the first round. No. 3 Denver swept the best-of-3 series, beating the RedHawks, 5-1 at Magness Arena on Saturday and earning a trip to the Frozen Faceoff in St. Paul next weekend. Miami (7-27-2) fell to 1-11 … Continue reading Denver sweeps away Miami’s season

Denver surges late to sweep Miami

OXFORD, Ohio – If baseball is a game of inches, hockey is a game of millimeters. No. 5 Denver broke a tie by scoring twice in the third period, including an empty netter, as the Pioneers swept Miami with a 4-2 win at Cady Arena on Saturday. Matthew Barbolini (photo by Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). The RedHawks … Continue reading Denver surges late to sweep Miami

Another late collapse for Miami

For the second time in four home games, Miami led by two with under five minutes remaining and gave up a pair of extra-attacker goals. Miami's Red Savage(photo by Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). And like four weeks ago, after allowing two 6-on-5 tallies, the RedHawks again surrendered the deciding goal in overtime – this time vs. No. … Continue reading Another late collapse for Miami

Preview: Denver at Miami

Denver goalie Magnus Chrona currently owns the third-longest scoreless streak in team history at 183:16, including three straight shutouts. The Pioneers blanked Omaha, 4-0 on Jan. 16 and swept a home-and-home with Colorado College last weekend, 4-0 and 5-0. And Miami found the net just once in two games at St. Cloud State on Jan. … Continue reading Preview: Denver at Miami

Miami pounded by Denver in finale

Miami won its conference opener two weeks ago, but the RedHawks have now dropped five straight NCHC games since, most in lopsided fashion. No. 11 Denver pounded MU, 7-1 at Magness Arena on Saturday and outscored the RedHawks, 11-2 in the weekend sweep. Miami (2-9-1) fell behind, 5-0 before scoring its lone goal early in … Continue reading Miami pounded by Denver in finale

Denver clobbers Miami in opener

Miami survived the first period, fending off two power plays and an early Denver surge. Though the game was tied after 20 minutes, the No. 11 Pioneers pulled away with two crucial goals in the middle frame en route to a 4-1 win over the RedHawks at Magness Arena on Friday. Dylan Moulton (photo by … Continue reading Denver clobbers Miami in opener

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

NCHC Snapshot: Denver

By its standards, Denver's 2020-21 season was a disaster. The Pioneers snapped a 22-year string of winning seasons and failed to qualify for the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2007. But there's still plenty of cause for optimism in the DU camp, as fourth-season coach David Carle's first two teams finished with winning … Continue reading NCHC Snapshot: Denver

Miami’s Persson blanks Denver

We're just 2½ weeks into the 2020-21 season, but Ludvig Persson has already etched his name among the top goaltenders in Miami history. Persson stopped 26 shots as the RedHawks blanked No. 9 Denver, 3-0 at Baxter Arena in Omaha on Thursday, giving him back-to-back shutouts. “He's a calming presence, he's an absolute worker,” MU … Continue reading Miami’s Persson blanks Denver

Miami equals worst start ever

Miami tied its 40-year-old program record for most losses to start a season. The RedHawks fell, 5-1 to No. 9 Denver at Baxter Arena in Omaha on Thursday, dropping their fifth straight to open 2020-21. That equals their worst-ever start, which was in 1979-80 when they went 0-5 and tied their sixth contest. Miami's Chase … Continue reading Miami equals worst start ever

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