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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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Back to the Bend
Men's Ice Hockey

Back to the Bend

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.

Back to the Bend
Men's Ice Hockey

Men’s Hockey To Play in Notre Dame, Minnesota Holiday Tourneys

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.

Moy to Preds
Men's Ice Hockey

Moy to Preds

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 to Preds
Men's Ice Hockey

Tyler Moy Selected by Nashville Predators in NHL Draft

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.

Moving On
Men's Ice Hockey

Moving On

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.

Moving On
College

Men’s Hockey’s McNally, Michalek, and Everson Denied Additional Year of Eligibility

​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 Playoffs
Men's Ice Hockey

Killorn's Playoffs

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.

Killorn's Playoffs
Men's Ice Hockey

Alex Killorn Makes Harvard History with Finals Run

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.

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.

Beauty After Ruin
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Beauty After Ruin

Harvard Ed Portal Opening
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Year In Review 2015

Fischer Touchdown
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Year in Sports 2015

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Class of 2015, By the Numbers