Miami finishes last in NCHC with loss

Miami is headed to Denver. For the second straight season, Miami finished last in the eight-team NCHC – by one point this time – and will face the Pioneers in a best-of-3 next weekend to open the conference tournament. Western Michigan blanked the RedHawks, 3-0 at Lawson Arena in the teams' final regular season game … Continue reading Miami finishes last in NCHC with loss

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

Persson stops 50; Miami ties UMD

If it was possible for the same player to earn first, second and third stars of the night, Ludvig Persson would've taken all three honors. Miami's Ludvig Persson (Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). Persson recorded 50 saves and turned all three shootout attempts he faced aside as Miami skated to a 2-2 tie with No. 7 Minn.-Duluth at … Continue reading Persson stops 50; Miami ties UMD

Preview: Miami at Mercyhurst

Karch Bachman scored on a breakaway 29 seconds in, Ryan Siroky and Phil Knies added insurance goals in the second period and Ryan Larkin stopped 21 shots to earn the shutout. Miami's Karch Bachman (Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). That 3-0 Miami win on Oct. 13, 2018 was the only-ever meeting between these teams, and that was technically … Continue reading Preview: Miami at Mercyhurst

Preview: W. Michigan at Miami

Since losing three straight games in early November, Western Michigan has won its last four, all by four goals, including a weekend sweep at then-No. 2 St. Cloud State. The Broncos are seventh in the NCAA in scoring (3.93 goals per game), led by Division I points leader Drew Worrad and college hockey's top goal … Continue reading Preview: W. Michigan at Miami

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: Miami at Omaha

Miami and Omaha have had completely contrasting starts to 2021-22. The RedHawks won their season opener but are 0-4-1 since, but the Mavericks enter this weekend riding a seven-game winning streak following a Game 1 loss. This is the first weekend of NCHC play. UNO took fourth in the league last season while Miami finished … Continue reading Preview: Miami at Omaha

Michigan St. wins on late goals

Heading into this weekend, it had been nearly 11 years since Michigan State had beaten Miami in East Lansing. The Spartans' Jeremy Davidson scored twice, including the game winner with 3:56 left, as MSU ended its home win drought vs. the RedHawks with a 3-1 victory at Munn Ice Arena on Friday. The teams had … Continue reading Michigan St. wins on late goals

2021-22 Miami preview: The goalies

Miami's goaltending situation was anything but settled heading into 2020-21, but a season later a pecking order seems to have been established. Ludvig Persson (photo by Cathy Lachmann/VFG). Then-freshman Ludvig Persson dominated in the Omaha bubble, seizing the starting job, and as the lone returning at this position, he is expected to log the majority … Continue reading 2021-22 Miami preview: The goalies

2021-22 Miami preview: Overview

Like seemingly everything in the COVID era, roster turnover was anything but normal this past off-season. Miami coach Chris Bergeron (photo by Cathy Lachmann). Allowing universal fifth-year eligibility parlayed with a no-wait transfer rule has caused massive fluctuation on Division I rosters as well as a logjam of players staying at their respective schools an … Continue reading 2021-22 Miami preview: Overview

Q&A with Barry Schutte: Part I

Barry Schutte enters his third season as associate head coach at Miami after holding an assistant position at Bowling Green for the previous nine campaigns. Miami associate coach Barry Schutte (Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). Obviously, recruiting is one of assistant coaches' main jobs, and it's been an area in which the RedHawks have struggled for a while. … Continue reading Q&A with Barry Schutte: Part I

2020-21 season review

The most bizarre season in NCAA hockey history was also Miami's worst ever offensively. The RedHawks finished 5-18-2 and averaged fewer than two goals a game for the first time ever, shattering their previous mark by an average of over a quarter of goal. MIAMI'S WORST OFFENSIVE SEASONSSeasonGamesGoalsAvg.2020-2125481.922018-1938872.292015-1636862.392001-0236892.472012-13421062.52 In 25 games this season, Miami netted … Continue reading 2020-21 season review

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 rally again falls short vs. WMU

OXFORD, Ohio – There was a familiar scoring pattern in Miami's regular season finale. The RedHawks fell behind by two, came back and tied it then allowed the final two in a 4-2 loss to Western Michigan at Cady Arena on Sunday. WMU (10-11-3) had taken a 2-0 lead, seen it slip away then rallied … Continue reading Miami rally again falls short vs. WMU

Persson hurt; WMU tops Miami

Western Michigan did not start its third goaltender as expected, while Miami had to turn to its emergency netminder. The Broncos surprised everyone by announcing Brandon Bussi would start in net, as the team's top goaltender was injured in the first game of the season and had not dressed since. Ludvig Persson (photo by Cathy … Continue reading Persson hurt; WMU tops Miami

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

Preview: St. Cloud St. at Miami

Cady Arena has hosted just four games this season, but this weekend's series between Miami and St. Cloud State will be the final two-game set played in Oxford until fall. MU's lone remaining home contest will be part of a home-and-home set against Western Michigan to close out the 2020-21 NCHC slate. The Huskies swept … Continue reading Preview: St. Cloud St. at Miami