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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 Follow him on Twitter @mdledecky.

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Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey Earns No. 5 Ranking in National Polls

The Crimson’s ranking in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll is the team’s highest recorded in the USCHO's online records.

Men's Squash

No. 1 Men's Squash Loses Twice, No. 1 Women's Squash Rolls

After not losing a game in over a year, the Harvard men’s squash team (1-2, 1-0 Ivy) fell twice this weekend on the road in New York, falling to No. 2 St. Lawrence Saturday and No. 5 University of Rochester on Sunday. The No. 1 Crimson women (2-0, 1-0 Ivy), meanwhile, cruised at home against Boston College.

Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Ice Hockey Nabs Sixth Straight Win

Junior goaltender Steve Michalek made a career-high 43 saves as the No. 9/8 Crimson (9-1-2, 5-1-2 ECAC) defeated the No. 15/15 Quinnipiac Bobcats (10-5-1, 6-2-0), 5-2, at High Point Solutions Arena on Saturday.

Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey Skates to Victory Over Princeton, 4-3

No. 9/8 Harvard pushed its win streak to five with two third period goals on the road.


Men's Hockey Defies Odds, Expectations

After knocking off No. 1 Boston University and No. 4 UMass Lowell within a four day span on the road earlier this week, the No. 9/8 Crimson icemen look like proven winners.


NOTEBOOK: Crimson Stuns No. 1 BU

The No. 18 Harvard men’s ice hockey team (6-1-2, 3-1-2 ECAC) stunned No. 1 Boston University (9-2-1, 6-1-1 HEA) on the road in overtime, 3-2.

Men's Ice Hockey

Early Scoring Powers Harvard to 5-1 Victory Over Bentley

The Crimson scored four goals in the first 11 minutes to beat Bentley at the Bright-Landry Hockey Center on Friday night.

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Men's Ice Hockey

Hockey Earns Win Over No. 8 Boston College, 6-3

Sophomore forward Alex Kerfoot scored three goals as the Crimson (2-0-2, 1-0-2 ECAC) defeated No. 8 Boston College, 6-3, at Conte Forum.

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Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey Undefeated in First Road Stint

Junior forward Jimmy Vesey scored three goals over the weekend as the Harvard men's ice hockey team blanked RPI, 4-0, on Friday and tied No. 8 Union, 2-2, on Saturday.

First Shift

Men's Hockey Set to Open at Renovated Rink

The Harvard men's ice hockey team will open its 115th season against a familiar foe on Saturday.

Men's Ice Hockey

Born to Score: Jimmy Vesey

Junior forward Jimmy Vesey leads the Harvard men's hockey team into the 2014-2015 season.

New Season
Men's Ice Hockey

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.

Men's Ice Hockey

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.

Men's Ice Hockey

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.

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Men's Ice Hockey

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.

Black Lives Matter Protester

Demonstrators Continue 'Black Lives Matter' Campaign in Central Square March

Harvard Stadium

Boston Olympic Bid Names Harvard Venues as Hosts for 10 Events

Conflict at the Scene

Med School Professor Dies After Brigham Shooting

"Shut It Down"

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