Crimson staff writer
Michael D. Ledecky
Michael is a member of the 142nd Guard. He covers the Harvard men's hockey team.
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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.
Killorn's image and number are projected onto the ice of Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla., before Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final on June 13.
The Tampa Bay Lightning center and Class of 2012 graduate scored two goals in the Stanley Cup Finals and achieved several other Harvard firsts during the NHL postseason.
During the 2012-2013 season, Blackwell sustained two major concussions within a span of four months. Returning in 2015, Blackwell scored five goals in seven games during the ECAC tournament.
After finishing second to last in the ECAC last season, the Harvard men's ice hockey team rebounded in a big way during the 2014-2015 campaign, capturing the conference crown and reaching the NCAA tournament.
After battling back from a traumatic head injury, Josephine Pucci made the U.S. women's ice hockey team and captured silver in Sochi. But upon her return to Harvard, the decision to play a final season was not an easy one.
Fourth-year defenseman Patrick McNally (far right) celebrates with goaltender Steve Michalek and junior forward Jimmy Vesey (far left) after beating Colgate, 4-2, in the ECAC tournament final in Lake Placid, N.Y. on March 21.
Men's ice hockey fourth-year forward Colin Blackwell came back from injury for the Crimson after not playing for nearly two seasons and was instrumental for Harvard's ECAC tournament run.