Men's Ice Hockey
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Junior forwards (R-L) Brian Hart, Jimmy Vesey, Kyle Criscuolo, and Greg Gozzo are poised to anchor the offense of the Harvard men's hockey team in 2014-2015.
The Crimson will open its 29-game regular season at the newly-renovated Bright-Landry Hockey Center against Dartmouth on Nov. 1. The team's nonconference schedule includes road games against Boston College, Boston University, and UMass-Lowell.
Former Holy Cross head coach Paul Pearl will join Harvard as an associate head coach at the start of the 2014-2015 season. He will work alongside head coach Ted Donato '91 and assistant coach Rob Rassey.
The Crimson’s 2013-2014 campaign, which ended in a two-game sweep by Yale in the first round of the ECAC tournament, offered few rivalry victories or memorable upsets.
The Harvard men’s hockey team celebrates its first and only NCAA Championship after beating Minnesota, 4-3, on April 1, 1989.
The Crimson’s all-time leading goal scorer has maintained his seemingly effortless skating stride while smoothly transitioning into coaching, investing, and fatherhood.
Allen Bourbeau ’88, Ted Donato ’91, and Nick Carone (L-R) ’89 celebrate in front of the Harvard section at the St. Paul Civic center on April 1, 1989.
NCAA trophy in hand, Harvard captain Lane MacDonald ’88-89 (left) embraces coach Bill Cleary ’56 on the ice following Krayer’s goal. MacDonald would accept the Hobey Baker Award in St. Paul the next day.
Ed Krayer ’89-90 (right) watches his championship-clinching shot slide past teammate John Weisbrod ’91 and senior Minnesota goaltender Robb Stauber in overtime.
A reporter interviews sophomore forward Ted Donato ’91 following the championship game. Donato, who currently coaches the Harvard men’s hockey team, earned tournament Most Outstanding Player honors.
Freshman goaltender Allain Roy '92 made 30 stops in Harvard's semifinal win over Michigan State. Cleary, who alternated starting goaltenders throughout the season, tabbed Roy's classmate Chuckie Hughes for the championship game.
Minnesota players look on as Harvard celebrates its championship win.
Cleary and members of the '89 team are recognized at the Bright-Landry Hockey Center between periods of the Harvard-Yale game on Feb. 21, 2014.
On a fateful night in Minnesota 25 years ago, the Harvard men's hockey team accomplished something no other Crimson program had done before.
“Let’s play hockey.” The chant rang out loud and clear on the Yale side of the Payne Whitney Gymnasium on Friday night in New Haven, Conn. as the Harvard men’s basketball team closed in on a third straight outright Ivy League Championship.