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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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Next Man Up
Men's Ice Hockey

Kerfoot, Tringale Named Next Captains of Harvard Hockey

Alexander Kerfoot and Devin Tringale have been named the 126th and 127th captains of the Harvard men's hockey program.

Last Year
Men's Ice Hockey

Last Year

In 2015, Jimmy Vesey (right) finished as a runner-up for the Hobey Baker Award, which was given to then-BU freshman Jack Eichel (left).

Let's Dance
Previews

Harvard, Boston College Set for First NCAA Tournament Clash

First-Round Preview: The Harvard men's hockey team's Friday night date with Boston College at Worcester’s DCU Center will be the programs’ 124th meeting since 1919 but just their first in an NCAA tournament.

Semis Preview
Men's Ice Hockey

Semis Preview

Harvard and St. Lawrence will fight for a spot in the ECAC championship game tonight in Lake Placid.

Criscuolo Honored
Men's Ice Hockey

Criscuolo Honored

Kyle Criscuolo was honored as the ECAC Student Athlete of the Year prior to Friday's game.

Bright Lights, One Last Time
Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey Punches Ticket to Lake Placid With 8-2 Rout of RPI

On the strength of a season-high eight goals, the No. 12/12 Crimson unceremoniously dismissed Rensselaer in Game 2 of the ECAC tournament quarterfinals at the Bright-Landry Hockey Center, 8-2, clinching a spot in the conference’s final four in the process.

Net Gain
Men's Ice Hockey

AROUND THE ECAC: Men's Hockey, Vesey Aim to Make Postseason History

In the 53-year history of the ECAC tournament, Harvard has yet to win back-to-back postseason titles. For Vesey in particular, the next two weekends offer an opportunity to cement a special legacy.

Close Call in the Crease
Notebooks

Notebook: Officiating Plays Key Role in Men's Hockey's Wild Affair with Cornell

The Crimson’s 10-year Ivy League title drought might not have ended in the way Harvard coach Ted Donato would have drawn it up, but a trophy is a trophy, no matter how small.

Donato Celly
Men's Ice Hockey

Donato's Hat Trick Leads Men's Hockey To Win Over Union

Skating without star forward Jimmy Vesey, the No. 9/9 Harvard men’s hockey team snapped a three-game losing streak behind freshman Ryan Donato’s three goals to beat Union, 4-1, Saturday night.

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.