Ohio State vs. They will be playing at home against Miami Ohio at p. Ohio State knows how to get points on the board -- the squad has finished with flashy point totals in its past three matchups -- so hopefully Miami Ohio likes a good challenge. The Buckeyes brought a two-game winning streak into their contest against Indiana last week; they left with a three-game streak.
Conventional wisdom was that original Miami coach and current assistant A. The following year, Bergeron and his assistant Barry Schutte moved north and began the rebuilding process at Bowling Green.
They never failed to win a post-season series, and racked up win campaigns each of the last five years. Bergeron leaves Bowling Green with an elite class of rising juniors, led by scorers Max Johnson and Brandon Kruse His comments in , about returning home to Miami, echoed the theme of a classic country western song.
I worked there 10 years and my son was born in Oxford.
I wanted this an NCAA berth for nine years, and they probably wanted it for There is no shortage of irony in the circumstances of the hiring and firing of Bergeron and Blasi. But the fact is, Bergeron is inheriting a full cupboard of prospects at Miami: four RedHawks commits have been selected to the prestigious USA Hockey National Team U squad for , tied with Notre Dame for the most in the nation.
There appears to be some Karma at work, as well, at least in terms of scheduling: Bowling Green and Miami will be face each other to open the season.
Success will be much more difficult to come by for Bergeron and company now that they are in the NCHC.
Turning the RedHawks into a win contender every year will be a much tougher climb when facing off against national contenders Duluth, St.
Cloud, Denver and North Dakota every weekend. There is an old adage that could factor into the final analysis: Be careful what you wish for. Get the best hockey news straight to your inbox.
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