NCHC snapshot: Minn.-Duluth

Amazingly, Minn.-Duluth had advanced to the Frozen Four four straight seasons, but the Bulldogs saw that streak snapped this spring in the NCAA quarterfinal round, when Denver knocked them out on a goal with six minutes left. UMD has simply been the best team in Division I the past eight years, winning 15 NCAA Tournament … Continue reading NCHC snapshot: Minn.-Duluth

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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

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

Another late collapse for Miami

OXFORD, Ohio – A return to 2021 is not how Miami hoped to rein in 2022. Red Savage (photo by Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). But the RedHawks allowed two extra-attacker goals in the final three minutes of regulation and gave up another in overtime to complete a 5-4 implosion against Mercyhurst at Cady Arena on Tuesday. The … Continue reading Another late collapse for Miami

Rally falls short as UND sweeps Miami

OXFORD, Ohio – Miami had already lost its series opener by three goals, and at the two-minute mark of the first period of the finale, MU was already behind down a goal vs. No. 7 North Dakota. Michael Regush (photo by Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). The RedHawks largely trailed from that point on but still ended up … Continue reading Rally falls short as UND sweeps Miami

Miami rallies past No. 9 UNO

OMAHA, Neb. – Miami entered Friday riding a six-game winless streak despite being either tied or leading after two periods in each contest. Meanwhile, the RedHawks' opponent, No. 9 Omaha, had won seven straight, one short of a team record. But MU (2-4-1) broke its trend of late-game struggles, scoring twice in 19 seconds late … Continue reading Miami rallies past No. 9 UNO

Preview: Miami at Ferris State

Miami fans can relate to Ferris State's 2020-21 campaign, but FSU's COVID-shortened season went far worse. While the Bulldogs have boasted plenty of success historically, they could not get into the win column last season, finishing 1-23-1 with their lone win coming against a non-Division I school. But Ferris State's Ewigleben Arena has always been … Continue reading Preview: Miami at Ferris State

2021-22 Miami preview: The defensemen

After an abysmal showing in Chris Bergeron's first season, Miami's defense corps did improve last season, holding opponents to fewer quality chances and lighting the lamp at a clip that challenged the forwards. Miami's Derek Daschke (photo by Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). Derek Daschke, who was named captain this week, leads a unit of eight returning regulars … Continue reading 2021-22 Miami preview: The defensemen

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