2022-23 Miami preview: Defensemen

Miami has seven defensemen returning from last season, but who will play on the three pairings – or even dress at all – is still completely unclear. Complicating matters further is the arrival of three freshmen with solid credentials who will push for playing time right away. “We've got people who we know can play … Continue reading 2022-23 Miami preview: Defensemen

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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

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

Q&A with Barry Schutte: Part II

Miami's 2021-22 roster features 10 first-year RedHawks – six freshmen, two sophomores and a pair of seniors. Six are transfers. Miami coach Barry Schutte (photo by Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). As associate head coach, Barry Schutte, along with fellow associate Eric Rud, played a major role in landing the newest class of MU hockey talent, which is … Continue reading Q&A with Barry Schutte: Part II

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