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

Duluth scores 3 late to sink Miami

Miami is not having its best season defensively, but the RedHawks kept Minn.-Duluth off the scoreboard until the final four minutes of the second period. Unfortanately for the RedHawks, that goal ignited the Bulldogs, who found the net four times in a 16-minute span to beat Miami, 4-1 at Amsoil Arena on Friday. Miami's Red … Continue reading Duluth scores 3 late to sink Miami

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

Miami nets 7 in 2021 finale

Miami ended what has been a tough calendar year in the win column. The RedHawks beat Mercyhurst, 7-4 at Mercyhurst Ice Center on Sunday, concluding the 2021 portion of their schedule. Miami's Jack Olmstead (photo by Cathy Lachmann). Jack Olmstead tallied a career-best two goals and three points, and four other skaters finished with two … Continue reading Miami nets 7 in 2021 finale

Preview: North Dakota at Miami

It's just the second week of NCHC conference play, but North Dakota has already faced a gauntlet of an early-season schedule. The Fighting Hawks have played six of their last seven games against ranked opponents, and the unranked foe they faced was Penn State, which is 6-4. UND swept Denver in Grand Forks to open … Continue reading Preview: North Dakota at Miami

Miami loses finale at Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. – Miami defied the odds on Friday, scoring twice late to beat one of the hottest teams in college hockey on the road and end a six-game winless streak with a depleted roster. Matthew Barbolini (photo by Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). But there would be no such magic on Saturday, as No. 9 Omaha hammered … Continue reading Miami loses finale at Omaha

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

St. Cloud salvages split with Miami

Eight seconds. That's how long it took for No. 6 St. Cloud State to flip a one-goal deficit into a lead early in the third period, and the Huskies would not relinquish that advantage in a 4-2 win over Miami at Cady Arena on Saturday, as the teams split the two-game weekend set. SCSU's Brendan … Continue reading St. Cloud salvages split with 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

UMD fires 58 shots, sweeps Miami

No. 5 Minnesota-Duluth broke one shots record and nearly eclipsed two others in its series finale vs. Miami. Despite finishing with a 58-31 advantage in that category, the Bulldogs and RedHawks were tied until late in the third period, when UMD took the lead on the power play and sealed the 3-1 win at Amsoil … Continue reading UMD fires 58 shots, sweeps Miami

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

Analyzing the RedHawks’ rookies

One thing is a near certainty with Miami's 2020-21 roster: This year's team should have no shortage of defensemen. Nine new players will suit up for MU this fall, including eight freshmen, according to the roster posted on the team's web site. Three defensemen, a goalie and five forwards will dress as RedHawks for the … Continue reading Analyzing the RedHawks’ rookies