Offense sputters again in loss to N. Dakota

OXFORD, Ohio -- Miami finally broke through on the scoresheet midway through the third period, but unfortunately for the RedHawks, that goal came after North Dakota had netted four of its own. The Fighting Hawks rode that offensive outburst to a 4-1 win at Cady Arena on Friday, extending Miami's losing streak to six games. … Continue reading Offense sputters again in loss to N. Dakota

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Youth keying RedHawks’ upswing

The evidence of Miami’s progress is in the win column. In 2021-22, the RedHawks won just seven games. This season, MU reached that victory total by the end of the calendar year. And that’s largely against a much-tougher non-conference slate consisting of UMass Lowell,  significantly-improved Michigan State and Ferris State teams, plus Canisius. Miami played … Continue reading Youth keying RedHawks’ upswing

Miami ends ’22 with last-second loss

It took a period and a half, but Miami erased a three-goal deficit Saturday. Unfortunately for the RedHawks, Niagara spoiled the comeback by regaining the lead with just 20 seconds left. In the final game of the calendar year, the Purple Eagles edged Miami, 5-4 at Cady Arena, salvaging a series split in the first-ever … Continue reading Miami ends ’22 with last-second loss

Late 3 goals lift Miami past Niagara

OXFORD, Ohio -- Chris Bergeron's lineup card for Friday's game might end up in Toronto's Hockey Hall of Fame. Brian Silver (photo by Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). The Miami head coach's newly-assembled fourth line, with skaters that had combined for one point in 28 games this season, generated five points on two goals, including Brian Silver's game … Continue reading Late 3 goals lift Miami past Niagara

Preview: Niagara at Miami

The first-ever meeting between Niagara and Miami was nearly postponed. But following a deadly winter storm in the Buffalo area, the Purple Eagles -- who already had a November game vs. St. Lawrence canceled due to a major snowstorm -- made it to Oxford and are set to take on the RedHawks in the inaugural … Continue reading Preview: Niagara at Miami

Waldron’s hat trick a recent rarity

John Waldron scored all three goals in Miami's 7-3 loss to St. Cloud State last Friday, recording the first RedHawks hat trick in nearly seven years, a drought spanning 236 games. John Waldron (photo by Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). He also became the first MU freshman to accomplish that feat this century. USCHO keeps game summaries back … Continue reading Waldron’s hat trick a recent rarity

Miami trounces fourth-ranked St. Cloud

OXFORD, Ohio -- Miami was 1-14 in its previous 15 games against St. Cloud State and was outscored, 26-4 in its last three meetings, including a 7-3 loss on Friday. But in a complete trend reversal, the RedHawks cashed in three times on a major power play en route to 5-0 win over the No. … Continue reading Miami trounces fourth-ranked St. Cloud

St. Cloud hangs 7 on Miami

OXFORD, Ohio -- Freshman John Waldron notched the first hat trick by a Miamian in nearly seven years on Friday. John Waldron (photo by Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). Unfortunately for the RedHawks, No. 4 St. Cloud State scored three times before Waldron found the net and three more times after he capped off his scoring run as … Continue reading St. Cloud hangs 7 on Miami

Clement rescues Hawks in win at N. Dakota

The deciding goal came from a player who hadn't lit the lamp in 13 months. Jack Clement (photo by Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). Miami saw a three-goal lead evaporate before stay-at-home defenseman and captain Jack Clement stole the puck in the offensive zone and found the net, putting the RedHawks ahead for good as they edged No. … Continue reading Clement rescues Hawks in win at N. Dakota

Goal barrage lifts Miami past Canisius

BUFFALO, N.Y. – At the end of the first period, it appeared Miami’s 6-0 all-time record vs. Canisius may be in jeopardy. But the RedHawks erased a 1-0 deficit by running off five straight goals in a 27-minute span and held on for a 5-3 win over the Golden Griffins in their first-ever game at … Continue reading Goal barrage lifts Miami past Canisius

Incoming class analysis: Part II

It seems counterintuitive that Miami's most geographically diverse incoming class in recent decades is seeming to bond quicker than most. But with four of the incoming freshmen coming from the same USHL squad and others having ties to returning players, the 2022-23 RedHawks already appear to have the jelling thing covered despite not having played … Continue reading Incoming class analysis: Part II

Bergeron: Miami ‘not a 7-win program’

The hockey gods appeared to conspire against Miami from opening weekend last season. After battling bus issues on the way to Ferris State and winning Game 1, the RedHawks lost on an exceedingly-rare 3-on-4 overtime goal to a Bulldogs team that had not beaten a Division I opponent in 33 previous attempts, a span of … Continue reading Bergeron: Miami ‘not a 7-win program’

Nine freshmen joining Miami this fall

Six forwards and three defensemen will join the Miami hockey team for the 2022-23 season, and unlike last season, all are freshmen. The RedHawks announced their signing class late this week and posted their 29-man roster on the team website, which consists of two goalies, 10 defensemen and 17 forwards. The lone fifth-year senior returning … Continue reading Nine freshmen joining Miami this fall