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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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Compton Family Ice Arena
Men's Ice Hockey

Compton Family Ice Arena

The Harvard men's ice hockey team will play its first NCAA tournament game in nine years on Saturday, when the No. 10/8 Crimson faces No. 9/9 Nebraska-Omaha at Notre Dame's Compton Family Ice Arena.

Michalek Warms Up
Men's Ice Hockey

Michalek Warms Up

Goaltender Steve Michalek warms up before Harvard's NCAA tournament Midwest Regional semifinal game versus Nebraska-Omaha at Compton Family Ice Arena in South Bend, Ind.

Down Two After One
Men's Ice Hockey

Down Two After One

Forward Jimmy Vesey (left) and goaltender Steve Michalek (right) react to Avery Peterson's last-second power play goal to put Nebraska-Omaha up, 2-0, at the end of the first period on Saturday in the NCAA tournament Midwest Regional in South Bend, Ind.

Down Two After One
Men's Ice Hockey

Early Goals Lift Nebraska-Omaha Past Men's Hockey in NCAA Tournament

The Harvard men's ice hockey team saw its season come to a close in South Bend, Ind. on Saturday after dropping its NCAA tournament opener to Nebraska-Omaha, 4-1.

Moy at the Tourney
Men's Ice Hockey

Tyler Moy: An Artist on the Ice

When it comes to the Crimson’s scoring depth, the conversation has to start with sophomore center Tyler Moy—one of the most unconventional members of the Harvard men's ice hockey team.

Moy at the Tourney
Men's Ice Hockey

Moy at the Tourney

Tyler Moy talks with the media after a practice at Notre Dame's Compton Arena on Friday before the semifinals of the NCAA tournament's Midwest Regional.

Kyle Style
Men's Ice Hockey

Kyle Style

Junior co-captain Kyle Criscuolo, shown celebrating the Crimson's ECAC tournament win over Yale, will lead Harvard this weekend in its NCAA tournament matchup against Nebraska-Omaha.

We're Back
Men's Ice Hockey

We're Back

Fourth-year skaters Patrick McNally (left) and Colin Blackwell (right) each scored in the championship game of the ECAC tournament on Saturday.

Crimson Champions
Men's Ice Hockey

Crimson Champions

The Crimson took home the Whitelaw Cup for the first time since 2006.

Faust in China
Race

Photos of the Weekend (03/22/2015)

NCAA Tournament Scenarios
Men's Ice Hockey

NCAA Tournament Scenarios

The Harvard men's ice hockey team beat Colgate, 4-2, to win the ECAC title. The Crimson also earned an automatic NCAA tournament bid with the win.

Whitelaw Cup
Men's Ice Hockey

Whitelaw Cup

The Harvard men's ice hockey team celebrates with the Whitelaw Cup after defeating Colgate, 4-2, in the 2015 ECAC tournament final in Lake Placid, N.Y.

Colin Blackwell - Whitelaw Cup
Men's Ice Hockey

Colin Blackwell - Whitelaw Cup

Fourth-year forward Colin Blackwell scored an empty-net goal with 55 seconds left to help Harvard clinch its first ECAC title since 2006.

Pat McNally - Whitelaw Cup
Men's Ice Hockey

Pat McNally - Whitelaw Cup

Fourth-year defenseman Patrick McNally scored the eventual game winning goal on the power play in the third period.

Jimmy Vesey - Goal Record
Men's Ice Hockey

Jimmy Vesey - Goal Record

Junior forward Jimmy Vesey scores the first goal of the game in the first period, tying the ECAC tournament goal scoring record in the process.

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Front Feature

Class of 2015, By the Numbers

Wedding Bells
Seniors

Wedding Bells 2015

On Campus

The Geography of Harvard Athletics

University Hall
Features

Among Harvard’s Faculty, ‘Women Are Still Pioneers’