Preview: St. Cloud State at Miami

WHO: No. 3 St. Cloud State Huskies (22-5-1) at Miami RedHawks (10-12-3).

WHERE: Cady Arena, Oxford, Ohio.

WHEN: Friday–7:05 p.m.; Saturday–7:05 p.m.

TV: Friday–Fox Sports Alternate (DirecTV Ch. 608); Saturday–None.

ST. CLOUD STATE RADIO: Both nights–KCML-FM (99.9).

MIAMI RADIO: Both nights–WMOH-AM (1450), Hamilton, Ohio; WKBV-AM (1490), Richmond, Ind.

NOTES: St. Cloud State has 123 goals or 4.39 per game, the second-best clip in college hockey.

Miami's Jack Roslovic (photo by Cathy Lachmann).

Miami’s Jack Roslovic (photo by Cathy Lachmann).

The Huskies have eight players with 20 points or more, compared to Miami, which has just one (Jack Roslovic), and six SCSU skaters have scored at least 10 times.

Kalle Kossila has 11 goals and 24 assists for a team-best 35 points, and Joey Benik leads the team in markers (17) and is second in helpers (16).

Rounding out the team’s 30-point club is David Morley with a line of 10-21-31.

Captain Ethan Prow leads all blueliners in points with 26, including five goals.

In net, Charlie Lindgren leads all of college hockey in wins (21) and minutes (1,562). He has a 2.04 goals-against average and a save percentage of .927.

St. Cloud State is second in college hockey with a power play percentage of 31.7.

If the Huskies have an Achilles’ heel, it’s their penalty kill. Opponents are converting 22.8 percent of their chances on the man advantage.

SCSU is riding a six-game unbeaten streak and has won four in a row, during which the team has scored 25 goals.

Miami leads the all-time series, 13-9-2, but has lost four of its last five meetings. This is the first time these teams have played in Oxford since Feb. 21-22, 2014.

The RedHawks have just one more home series after this weekend.

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Posted on February 5, 2016, in 2015-16, St. Cloud State Huskies and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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