Crimson staff writer
Jake is a member of the 142nd and 143rd Guards. He covers the Harvard men's hockey team.
Crimson staff writer Jake Meagher can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow him on Twitter @MeagherTHC.
"I knew this wasn’t a sports school—a wild notion when you consider about 20 percent of the student body competes in intercollegiate athletics. But college is what you make of it. I wanted to be at a sports school, so I made Harvard one."
Less than 48 hours after Harvard bowed out of the Frozen Four, Malone received the opportunity of a lifetime—a chance to suit up for his hometown team, the Buffalo Sabres.
The Harvard men’s hockey team’s magical 2016-17 run—one that brought a program-record 16-game winning streak to the Frozen Four—came to an end Thursday night at the hands of Minnesota-Duluth.
Originally, Harvard and Minnesota-Duluth were just supposed to play hockey. A quarterfinal series between the two teams would determine who moved on to the stage of the tournament we now call the Frozen Four. But the sideshow that ensued back in 1985 ranks among one of the wildest and wackiest events in the history of both Harvard Hockey and The Crimson.
The back of Harvard goaltender Merrick Madsen's helmet reads G.E.N.I., an acronym that stands for a maxim befitting of the Philadelphia Flyers draft selection.
A spring spotlight has been cast in the direction of Cambridge because for the first time in decades, the Harvard men’s hockey team has a game to play in the month of April—perhaps even two.