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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.

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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.

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.

Hart Attack
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Men's Hockey Drops Fourth Straight in 4-3 Loss at Union

It was going to take something special from a slumping Harvard men’s hockey team to beat the top squad in its conference on the road. The Crimson put in several special minutes on Friday night, but they didn’t quite add up to 60.

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Harvard Hockey Missing Production from the Blue Line

Harvard underclassmen have scored about 90 percent of the Crimson's goals this year, but that's not a cause for celebration.

Eldo Kim

News Analysis: Could Eldo Kim Return to Harvard?

Protestors on Mass Ave

Seen and Heard: Harvard's March Through Cambridge

Track and Cross Country

Decorated Thrower Looks To Continue Success


Reconstruction 3.0