Men's Ice Hockey
Harvard junior defenseman Clay Anderson is part of the reason that the Crimson defense has maintained much of its productivity from last season. Despite losing a slew of contributors to graduation, Harvard is allowing 2.09 scores per game in conference play and has conceded no more than one score in 10 outings.
Only four points separate second place from seventh place as the Crimson prepares for its first home game in two weeks.
Kyle Criscuolo and Alexander Kerfoot, shown during last week's Beanpot opener, will look to lead the Crimson to a win in the consolation game this afternoon.
The Northeastern defense kept Harvard at bay for most of the game, as the Crimson managed just 20 shots but only managed to slip one past Huskies goaltender Ryan Ruck.
Co-captain Jimmy Vesey finished minus-three in his final career Beanpot game on Monday.
Freshman goaltender Michael Lackey made his first start in seven games on Monday but fell short, 5-1, against Northeastern.
As a result of its 5-1 loss to the Huskies Monday evening, the Crimson finished last in the Beanpot for the second consecutive year.
The last time Harvard took the ice at Ingalls Rink, co-captain Jimmy Vesey lifted the Crimson to a 3-2 double-overtime win in Game 3 of the ECAC quarterfinals on this shot against Alex Lyon.
Co-captain Jimmy Vesey, junior Alexander Kerfoot, and the No. 7/7 Crimson came up short against Yale on Saturday.
Luke Esposito (9) and Kyle Criscuolo (11) emerge from the scrum that ensued after the final whistle of Yale's 2-1 win at the Whale on Saturday.
Co-captain Kyle Criscuolo jawed with Bulldog senior Stu Wilson after the final whistle of Yale's 2-1 win.
In what could be the last matchup between Jimmy Vesey and Alex Lyon, Vesey scored once, but Lyon earned the last laugh at Ingalls Rink.
Harvard's 10-year wait for an Ivy League title will continue at least a little longer, as Yale knocked off the Crimson, 2-1, in a physical battle at Ingalls Rink on Saturday.
Co-captain Kyle Criscuolo scored the game-winner for the Crimson with just 3:15 remaining in regulation.