ProHawks: 3 MU alums thriving with CBJ

It's something you almost never see at the highest level of sports in the 21st century. Three players are fortunate enough to dress for their hometown team nightly, and even better, all are enjoying their best professional seasons as teammates. Sean Kuraly (photo by Cathy Lachmann). Oh yeah, and Columbus Blue Jackets forwards Sean Kuraly, … Continue reading ProHawks: 3 MU alums thriving with CBJ

Preview: Miami at Michigan State

Miami's offense had disappeared, and the RedHawks were blanked, 3-0 by the lowest-seeded team in the CHCA Tournament to open their best-of-3 playoff series. Austin Czarnik (Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). But MU ran off consecutive 4-1 victories the next two nights, clinching on St. Patrick's Day and advancing to the conference semifinal round in Detroit. Austin Czarnik … Continue reading Preview: Miami at Michigan State

Miamians thrive in Stanley Cup playoffs

Blake Coleman became the second former RedHawk to win two career Stanley Cups last month. Blake Coleman (photo by Cathy Lachmann). And the Tampa Bay forward was the first MU alum to hoist the NHL's top prize in consecutive seasons. Coleman has logged 53 career playoff games, 48 of which came in the past two … Continue reading Miamians thrive in Stanley Cup playoffs

Pro report: Another milestone for Smith

Six former RedHawks returned to action when the NHL resumed play at the beginning of this month, and five are not only still alive in a quest for the Stanley Cup but thriving with their respective teams. Blake Coleman (Tampa Bay), Sean Kuraly (Boston), Andy Greene (NY Islanders), Reilly Smith (Vegas) and Alec Martinez (Vegas) … Continue reading Pro report: Another milestone for Smith

Pro report: Europe cancels playoffs

Several Miami alumni playing in Europe had their seasons abruptly halted prior to or during the playoffs due to the Coronavirus threat. DEL and DEL2, the top two German leagues, have canceled their postseasons, as has Austria's top league, EBEL. Jeff Zatkoff is 22-6 with a 2.41 goals-against average for Straubing, which would have been … Continue reading Pro report: Europe cancels playoffs