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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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Goals Galore
Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey Opens Season With 7-0 Hammering of Dartmouth

Seven different players scored in Harvard's 7-0 rout at Thompson Arena as the Crimson men’s hockey team overwhelmed Dartmouth in a dominant display of speed, skill, and depth.

Back to Business
Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey Ties New Brunswick, 3-3, Ahead of NCAA Opener

Freshman Ryan Donato and co-captains Jimmy Vesey and Kyle Criscuolo all scored power-play goals as Harvard skated to a 3-3 draw with New Brunswick in its final preseason exhibition on Saturday.

He's Back-Well
Men's Ice Hockey

He's Back-Well

Fifth-year senior Colin Blackwell, pictured (right) after the Crimson captured the ECAC tournament crown in March, will be eligible to play at least one semester this season.

He's Back-Well
Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey Tops ECAC Coaches' Poll; Blackwell To Return

With the majority of its offense returning for the upcoming season, fifth-year senior Colin Blackwell included, the Crimson has been tabbed as the coaches' choice to win the ECAC.

Breaking Records
Women's Rugby

109 Points Punctuate Women Rugby’s Record Victory Over Yale

Harvard left Cumnock Field on Saturday with a dominant 109-5 win in its Ivy opener and a program single-game team point record in tow.

Staying Local
Men's Ice Hockey

Staying Local

Max Everson (left) is expected to sign an entry-level deal with the Providence Bruins in the coming days.

Staying Local
Men's Ice Hockey

Harvard Hockey's Max Everson Acquired by Boston Bruins

​Max Everson will begin his professional career not too far afield from the Bright-Landry Hockey Center. The Boston Bruins acquired the negotiation rights for the former Harvard men’s hockey co-captain on Monday and expect him to sign an entry-level deal with their American Hockey League affiliate in Providence in the coming days.

Katie Ledecky in Kazan
Summer Postcards 2015

Katie Ledecky in Kazan

Katie Ledecky in Kazan
Highlight

The Fan in Kazan

It’s my penultimate day at Kazan Arena, and my 18-year-old sister is in line to make history.

McNally to Sharks
Men's Ice Hockey

McNally to Sharks

Harvard defenseman Patrick McNally agreed to a two-year, entry level deal with the NHL's San Jose Sharks on Thursday.

McNally to Sharks
Men's Ice Hockey

Patrick McNally Signs with San Jose Sharks, Follows Michalek, Hart to Pros

With his signing Thursday, McNally became the third Harvard men's hockey standout to ink a pro contract this week.

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.

Special Teams
Football

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate
College

The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard
Crime

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard

College

A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes