Miami hockey will play the University of Connecticut tonight for the first time ever as the RedHawks’ last series in their season-opening stretch. The ’Hawks look to beat the Huskies at home with improved special teams and determined play with and without the puck. “UConn is a well coached team,” Miami Head Coach Enrico Blasi said at his Monday press conference. “Mike Cavanaugh has won a bunch of National Championships with Boston College and is doing a great job building a UConn program. They’ve got talented forwards, they’ve got a talented D-core and solid goaltending.” The RedHawks (1-3) split...Read More
In two high scoring games, Miami hockey found themselves on both sides of the score as it split this weekend’s non-conference series against the University of Maine. Still struggling to battle back from deficits, the RedHawks (1-3) went up early in Friday’s game to eventually win 7-5 but fell behind early in Saturday’s game to ultimately lose to the Black Bears (2-2) 6-3. “I think first and foremost, going on the road and being able to win Friday night was big for us,” Head Coach Enrico Blasi said. “We’ve got to take the lessons we’ve learned playing in a...Read More
Miami hockey is in Orono, Maine to play the University of Maine and try to win its first regular season game with better puck management and the utilization of its improving power play and penalty kill. “We expect a hostile environment,” Head Coach Enrico Blasi said in a press conference on Tuesday. “This is a really good hockey team with real big, strong, like to play North, heavy team with some skill up front that is very dangerous. We’re going to have to make sure we’re ready to go and compete at a high level.” Last season, the RedHawks...Read More
Miami came up just shy in its attempt to upset No. 2 Duke University in Durham after a valiant effort by the RedHawks’ defense Sunday afternoon. They were able to split their road trip with a 4-1 victory over Davidson on Monday evening. Duke improves to 12-2 with their 2-0 victory over Miami, while MU remains even 7-7 on the year. The RedHawks remain undefeated in Mid-American Conference play (4-0) after Sunday’s non-conference game. Going to North Carolina with an upset on their mind, the RedHawks put up an impressive fight. They held the No. 2 team in the...Read More
Miami hockey battled to a 7-5 exhibition victory over the USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program, as six RedHawks had multi-point nights including junior defenseman Grant Hutton and sophomore forward Gordie Green with two goals each. After a disappointing start to their season at home, the RedHawks found their first victory against the Under-18 USANTDP team. The ’Hawks travelled to Plymouth, Michigan for the exhibition game and sophomore Chase Munroe got the nod to start in net. “I thought we played well in certain areas,” Head Coach Enrico Blasi said to MiamiRedHawks.com. “That’s a good team with a lot...Read More
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