Men's Ice Hockey
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Following historic seasons, the Harvard men’s and women’s ice hockey teams will enter their new campaigns with high expectations, at least according to preseason rankings.
Fresh off their most successful seasons of the last decade, the Harvard men’s and women’s ice hockey teams will enter 2015-2016 ranked among the top 10 squads in the nation.
Fifth-year senior Colin Blackwell, pictured (right) after the Crimson captured the ECAC tournament crown in March, will be eligible to play at least one semester this season.
With the majority of its offense returning for the upcoming season, fifth-year senior Colin Blackwell included, the Crimson has been tabbed as the coaches' choice to win the ECAC.
Max Everson (left) is expected to sign an entry-level deal with the Providence Bruins in the coming days.
Max Everson will begin his professional career not too far afield from the Bright-Landry Hockey Center. The Boston Bruins acquired the negotiation rights for the former Harvard men’s hockey co-captain on Monday and expect him to sign an entry-level deal with their American Hockey League affiliate in Providence in the coming days.
Harvard defenseman Patrick McNally agreed to a two-year, entry level deal with the NHL's San Jose Sharks on Thursday.
With his signing Thursday, McNally became the third Harvard men's hockey standout to ink a pro contract this week.
Less than a year after traveling to South Bend for its 2015 NCAA tournament opener, the Harvard men's ice hockey team is now set to return for the Shillelagh Tournament in November.
The Crimson will compete in the Notre Dame-hosted Shillelagh Tournament during Thanksgiving weekend in South Bend, Ind., before ringing in the New Year at the University of Minnesota’s Mariucci Classic in Minneapolis.
The Nashville Predators selected Tyler Moy, a rising junior center for the Harvard men's hockey team, 175th overall in the sixth round of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft on Saturday.
Moy became the ninth-ever Harvard rising junior to be selected in an NHL entry draft after the Predators called his name in Florida on Saturday.
Patrick McNally (left), Max Everson (center), and Steve Michalek (right), shown together after capturing the ECAC tournament championship this year, have played their final games as members of the Harvard men's ice hockey team.
The NCAA has denied goaltender Steve Michalek and defensemen Patrick McNally and Max Everson an additional year of NCAA eligibility, bringing an end to a long period of uncertainty for the trio of NHL draft picks.