Cullen joins Islanders’ ECHL team

Defenseman Will Cullen has signed with Bridgeport of the American Hockey League, the New York Islanders' top affiliate, ending his collegiate career. Will Cullen (photo by Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). Cullen was then reassigned to Worcester of the ECHL. Cullen transferred from Bowling Green – where he had played one season under head coach Chris Bergeron and … Continue reading Cullen joins Islanders’ ECHL team

Preview: Long Island U. at Miami

One of the few positive things to come out of COVID was the emergence of Long Island University as a Division I program for both men's and women's hockey. The Sharks have not beaten a D-1 opponent in eight tries this season but have salvaged a pair of ties vs. teams sniffing the top 20. … Continue reading Preview: Long Island U. at Miami

Cullen takes leave from Miami

Defenseman Will Cullen is stepping away from the team for personal reasons, 'and that could 100 percent be for the rest of the year', coach Chris Bergeron said before Friday's game in Denver. Will Cullen (photo by Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). Cullen, a graduate senior, transferred from Bowling Green to Miami last off-season after racking up six … Continue reading Cullen takes leave from Miami

Preview: Miami vs. Bowling Green

This is the home-opening for both teams after a season of playing in empty arenas, so fans should see their teams at their best in their respective home rinks. Will Cullen (photo by Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). Coincidentally, Miami and Bowling Green both won in each other's barns when they last met two seasons ago, Chris Bergeron's … Continue reading Preview: Miami vs. Bowling Green

Miami rallies past Ferris in season opener

BIG RAPIDS, Mich. – It's well documented that Miami struggled offensively last season. Michael Regush (17) celebrates his goal with linemates Chase Gresock (10) and Matthew Barbolini (29) (Cathy Lachmann/VFTG). But the RedHawks made major strides toward fixing that problem on opening night of 2021-22, scoring the final five goals after falling behind by two … Continue reading Miami rallies past Ferris in season opener

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 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