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Michael D. Ledecky

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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.

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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.

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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
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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
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Brown Downs Men's Hockey on Senior Night

On Senior Night at the Bright-Landry Hockey Center, 30 saves from Bears freshman goaltender Tyler Steel lifted the Brown men’s hockey team to a 2-0 win over the Crimson. A pair of goals in the middle frame from sophomore forward Nick Lappin and senior defenseman Jake Goldberg gave the Bears the separation in the conference standings that they were looking for.

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After helping to push a nonfunctional Zamboni off the ice, the men's hockey team tallied its first shutout of the season behind junior goaltender Steve Michalek.

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Men's Hockey Shuts Out Dartmouth Following Zamboni Delay

After a stalled ice resurfacer delayed the opening puck drop by 109 minutes, the Harvard men’s hockey team skated to a 3-0 win over Dartmouth at the Bright-Landry Hockey Center.

Sports Blog

President of the Seahawks has Crimson Sports Roots

As Michael Strahan interviewed Paul Allen on the Super Bowl victor’s podium Sunday night, a Crimson sports editor stood between the NFL Hall of Famer and the Microsoft billionaire, taking in the moment.

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Men's Hockey Hangs on to Defeat Princeton, 3-2

Despite two extra-man goals from Tiger senior defenseman Alex Rush in the final seven minutes, the Crimson escaped the ice with a 3-2 win.

Free Time

In Search of Lost Time

Photo Man
Ivy League

Beyond The Silver Screen

Larry, In His Element

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization