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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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Remember That?
Men's Ice Hockey

Remember That?

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.

Beanpot at the Garden
Men's Ice Hockey

Beanpot at the Garden

Harvard will look to advance to its first Beanpot final since 2008 tonight against Boston College.

Last Chance
Previews

Fighting Against History, Men's Hockey Seeks Beanpot Final

Looking to end a 23-year drought, Harvard will face off against BC in a clash of ranked teams in the first round of the Beanpot.

Vesey Sixteen
Men's Ice Hockey

Vesey Sixteen

Co-captain Jimmy Vesey (19) scored Harvard's third and fourth goals of the game and his 15th and 16th of the season in the Crimson's 4-1 Friday night win over Princeton.

Lackey's Back
Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey Routed by Last-Place Clarkson

Save a brief Harvard push in the third period highlighted by co-captain Kyle Criscuolo’s 12th goal of the season, the Golden Knights maintained control wire-to-wire in an effort that might signal a second-half resurgence for a team that struggled with injuries to start the year.

Jarocki Dodges
Fencing

Jarocki Dodges

Junior saber fencer Adrienne Jarocki (left) avoids her opponent's attack during the FIE Sabre Grand Prix at the Gordon Indoor Track.

Jarocki Brand Talking
Fencing

Jarocki Brand Talking

Junior saber fencer Adrienne Jarocki chats with Harvard coach Peter Brand in between bouts at the FIE Sabre Grand Prix.

Merrick
Men's Ice Hockey

Merrick

Merrick Madsen, shown on Oct. 31, made 60 saves over the course of this weekend's Shillelagh Tournament in South Bend, Ind.

Tourney Debut
Men's Ice Hockey

Tourney Debut

Harvard will make its first appearance in the Shillelagh Tournament this weekend, beginning with an opening round matchup tonight against Notre Dame.

Lyon Out for the Puck
Men's Ice Hockey

Yale Claws Back in Final Minute To Tie Men's Hockey, 2-2

Yale freshman Joe Snively scored his second goal of the night with 35.8 seconds left in regulation to steal a 2-2 tie for the Bulldogs before a sellout crowd of 3,095 at the Bright-Landry Hockey Center on Friday.

3a - Blackwell Whitelaw Cup
Men's Ice Hockey

3a - Blackwell Whitelaw Cup

Forward Colin Blackwell was instrumental in the Crimson’s ECAC playoff run last season and has three points in two games this year.

6a-7a Criscuolo
Men's Ice Hockey

Bucking a 92-Year Trend, Criscuolo Returns as Crimson Captain

For 92 years, Owen held a special distinction among Harvard men’s hockey captains: he was the last Crimson player to captain the team for multiple seasons. But then an undersized right wing from South Jersey came along.

Vesey Scores in Bunches
Men's Ice Hockey

Power Play Strikes Again in Men's Hockey's 5-2 Win Over Dartmouth

For the second night in a row, the Crimson's power play units combined for three goals in a win over Dartmouth—this time by a score of 5-2 at the Bright-Landry Hockey Center.

Goals Galore
Men's Ice Hockey

Goals Galore

Co-captain Kyle Criscuolo celebrates after scoring Harvard's fifth goal of the night at Thompson Arena.

One Down
Men's Ice Hockey

One Down

Co-captain Jimmy Vesey logged a goal and three assists in the Crimson's season opener—a 7-0 win over Dartmouth.

Special Teams
Football

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate
College

The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard
Crime

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard

College

A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes