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Crimson staff writer

Michael D. Ledecky

Michael is a member of the 142nd Guard. He covers the Harvard men's hockey team.

Crimson staff writer Michael D. Ledecky can be reached at Follow him on Twitter @mdledecky.

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Men's Ice Hockey

Early Scoring Powers Harvard to 5-1 Victory Over Bentley

The Crimson scored four goals in the first 11 minutes to beat Bentley at the Bright-Landry Hockey Center on Friday night.

19 - Jimmy Vesey
Men's Ice Hockey

Hockey Earns Win Over No. 8 Boston College, 6-3

Sophomore forward Alex Kerfoot scored three goals as the Crimson (2-0-2, 1-0-2 ECAC) defeated No. 8 Boston College, 6-3, at Conte Forum.

Ves a Vis
Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey Undefeated in First Road Stint

Junior forward Jimmy Vesey scored three goals over the weekend as the Harvard men's ice hockey team blanked RPI, 4-0, on Friday and tied No. 8 Union, 2-2, on Saturday.

First Shift

Men's Hockey Set to Open at Renovated Rink

The Harvard men's ice hockey team will open its 115th season against a familiar foe on Saturday.

Men's Ice Hockey

Born to Score: Jimmy Vesey

Junior forward Jimmy Vesey leads the Harvard men's hockey team into the 2014-2015 season.

New Season
Men's Ice Hockey

Harvard Men's Hockey 2014-2015 Schedule Released

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.

Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey Adds Veteran Hire to Coaching Staff

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.

Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey Season Recap

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.

1989 Hockey
Men's Ice Hockey

Lane MacDonald ’89: Olympian, Harvard Hockey Star, Investor

The Crimson’s all-time leading goal scorer has maintained his seemingly effortless skating stride while smoothly transitioning into coaching, investing, and fatherhood.

The Goal
Men's Ice Hockey

Harvard Hockey 1989: A Championship in Perspective

On a fateful night in Minnesota 25 years ago, the Harvard men's hockey team accomplished something no other Crimson program had done before.


With Season Over, Men's Hockey Program Stands at a Crossroads

“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.

Men's Ice Hockey

Yale Ends Men's Hockey's Season, ECAC Run

The No. 16/15 Yale men’s hockey team skated to a 2-1 win to complete its series sweep of Harvard in Game Two of first round ECAC Tournament play Saturday night at Ingalls Rink.

Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey Blanked by Yale, 4-0

The defending national champions routed the Crimson, 4-0, in Game One of the teams’ first round ECAC Tournament series in New Haven.

Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey Splits Final Two Regular Season Matchups

The Harvard men’s hockey team split the final two games of its regular season over the weekend to finish second-to-last in both the ECAC and the Ivy League.

Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey Edges No. 16/15 Colgate, 2-1

Senior defender Danny Fick scored his first career goal in 93 games played as the Harvard men's hockey team beat Colgate in New York for the first time since 2006.


Harvard-Yale 2014

Playing with the Rules

Playing With The Rules


Title IX Complaints in Higher Education

Art Museum Feature
Visual Arts

Newly Opened, Art Museums Prepare To Engage Undergrads