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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 michael.ledecky@thecrimson.com. Follow him on Twitter @mdledecky.

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Blackwell Raises Trophy
Men's Ice Hockey

Comeback Player of the Year: Blackwell Returns for ECAC Tournament Run

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.

Harvard Hockey ECAC Final
Men's Ice Hockey

Team of the Year, Runner-Up: Men's Ice Hockey

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.

Pucci's Puck
Features

Josephine Pucci: One Last Time

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.

Harvard Hockey ECAC Final
Men's Ice Hockey

Harvard Hockey ECAC Final

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.

Blackwell Raises Trophy
Men's Ice Hockey

Blackwell Raises Trophy

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.

Oh Baby
Men's Ice Hockey

Jimmy Vesey Named to USA Hockey World Championships Roster

The junior Hobey Hat Trick finalist for the Harvard men’s hockey team was officially named to USA Hockey’s initial 16-man roster on Tuesday afternoon.

Top Dog
Men's Ice Hockey

Top Dog

Boston University forward Jack Eichel (left) was named the recipient of the 2015 Hobey Baker Award on Friday, beating out Harvard's Jimmy Vesey (right) and North Dakota's Zane McIntyre.

Holding Hobey
Men's Ice Hockey

Holding Hobey

Boston University freshman forward Jack Eichel topped the nation in scoring with 71 points on the year.

Oh Baby
Men's Ice Hockey

Oh Baby

Jimmy Vesey scored 32 goals for the Crimson in 2014-2015.

Top Dog
Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey's Vesey Recognized as Finalist for Hobey Baker Award

Friday's festivities at Matthews Arena recognized Jimmy Vesey as a member of the 2015 “Hobey Hat Trick”—one of three finalists for college hockey’s highest individual honor—alongside North Dakota junior goaltender Zane McIntyre and the evening’s eventual winner, Boston University freshman forward Jack Eichel.

Vesey Returns
Men's Ice Hockey

Vesey Returns

Junior forward Jimmy Vesey, shown speaking at a press conference after the Crimson's win in the ECAC championship game on March 21, has elected to return to school for his senior season.

Record Breaker
Men's Ice Hockey

Record Breaker

Vesey, shown after the Crimson won the ECAC title on March 21, was named Most Outstanding Player of the conference tournament after scoring an ECAC-record nine playoff goals.

Vesey Returns
Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey's Vesey To Return for Senior Season

Men’s hockey standout forward Jimmy Vesey, a Nashville Predators prospect, announced his intent to return to Harvard for his senior season on Tuesday.

First Line Surge
Men's Ice Hockey

First Line Surge

Nebraska-Omaha weathered a late Harvard surge to advance to the NCAA tournament Midwest Regional final.

Moy on the Ice
Men's Ice Hockey

Moy on the Ice

Tyler Moy skates in practice on Friday at Notre Dame's Compton Family Ice Arena a day before the start of the NCAA tournament's Midwest Regional.

Senior survey header
Front Feature

Class of 2015, By the Numbers

Wedding Bells
Seniors

Wedding Bells 2015

On Campus

The Geography of Harvard Athletics

University Hall
Features

Among Harvard’s Faculty, ‘Women Are Still Pioneers’