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 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

Preview: W. Michigan at Miami

In a season of firsts for college hockey teams, the NCHC presents: The home-and-home doubleheader. After traveling to Kalamazoo last weekend and earning a sweep of Western Michigan, Miami opens its seven-game home slate with a two-game series vs. the Broncos. These will be the first home games for the RedHawks since Feb. 28-29, an … Continue reading Preview: W. Michigan at Miami

Persson key again in win over WMU

Throughout the Omaha Pod, Miami's M.O. was to play competitive hockey in the first period. The final 40 minutes, not so much. But the RedHawks flipped that script in their first non-hub game of the season, beating Western Michigan, 3-1 at Lawson Arena on Saturday night. It was MU's first win in Kalamazoo since Dec. … Continue reading Persson key again in win over WMU

Big third keys CC win over Miami

A lack of scoring continues to be a problem for Miami. The RedHawks were held to one late goal in a 4-1 loss to Colorado College in the Omaha pod on Tuesday. MU (1-6) has now lost four of its last five meetings vs. the Tigers (2-2-1) and has failed to score multiple goals for … Continue reading Big third keys CC win over Miami

Miami ekes out tie vs. W. Michigan

OXFORD, Ohio – With time winding down in the second period, it appeared Miami was headed for its sixth straight loss. But the RedHawks – down two at the time – scored with a minute left in that frame to seize the momentum and ended up tying the game early in the third frame to … Continue reading Miami ekes out tie vs. W. Michigan

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

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

Miami nipped by Duluth in finale

OXFORD, Ohio – For the second straight night, Miami was outshot by a 2-to-1 ratio. But unlike in the series opener, the RedHawks were unable to scavenge a win, falling 3-2 to Minnesota-Duluth at Cady Arena on Saturday. Four of the game's five goals were scored on the power play – two each – and … Continue reading Miami nipped by Duluth in finale

Miami drops UMD on late goals

OXFORD, Ohio – Chris Bergeron certainly made his NCHC home coaching debut memorable. Miami had one victory in its previous 17 meetings with No. 6 Minnesota-Duluth heading into this weekend, but on Friday the RedHawks scored twice in the final four minutes to edge the Bulldogs, 3-1 at Cady Arena. MU snapped a nine-game losing … Continue reading Miami drops UMD on late goals