Crimson staff writer

Spencer R. Morris

Spencer is a member of the 145th and 146th guards. He has covered the men's hockey team since January of 2017.

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LIVE: Men's Hockey Begins Last Home Stand of Regular Season

Fresh off an overtime victory in the Beanpot consolation game, the Harvard men's hockey team returns to the Bright-Landry Hockey Center for its final weekend in Cambridge this regular season.

Thirsty for Third
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LIVE: Men's Hockey Faces BC in Beanpot Consolation Game

The Crimson (10-10-4, 9-6-3 ECAC) now turns its attention to Boston College (14-12-3, 14-6-0 Hockey East) as the team vies to stay above the .500 mark. Harvard played a portion of its fall schedule in sub-.500 territory and wants nothing less than to return there.

Yes, He Cam

Notebook: Men's Hockey Revives Power Play, Makes Unexpected Change in Net in Beanpot Consolation Game

In some ways, righting the ship is exactly what coach Donato’s group did. In others, the team has yet to iron out certain aspects of its season.

Luck, Skill, All of the Above
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Ryan Donato Heads to Pyeongchang to Compete on World's Biggest Stage

Harvard hockey star Ryan Donato will officially represent team U.S.A. in the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games—marking the next chapter in a life dedicated to hockey.

Enemies, Then Friends
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Men's Hockey Falls to BU in Double-Overtime Beanpot Classic

After 23 minutes of overtime hockey, the Terriers edged the Crimson, 3-2, and will advance to play Northeastern in next Monday's tournament finale.

Defend the 'Pot
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LIVE: Men's Hockey Starts Beanpot Title Defense vs. BU

The Harvard men's hockey team squares off against Boston University in a rematch of last year's tournament finale.

Beanpot, Jackpot

Preview: Men's Hockey Begins Beanpot Defense vs. BU

This year, with the triumphant taste of last season still fresh in players’ mouths, the Crimson faces off against the Terriers in a rematch of the 2017 finale, hoping to expunge one of the tournament’s old nicknames (the "BU Invitational") once and for all.

Screaming into the Weekend
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LIVE: Men's Hockey Visits Dartmouth for Pre-Beanpot Warmup

The Harvard men's hockey team faces off against Dartmouth tonight as it looks to ink the score sheet for the first time since Jan. 20th against St. Lawrence. The Big Green is coming off a solid stretch of play that has seen wins over now-No. 4/5 Denver, No. 3 Clarkson, and conference foe Colgate.

Towering Over Them

Preview: Men's Hockey Looks to Take It To Another Gear, Avoid Falling to .500 Against a Hot Dartmouth Team

It’s time for the Harvard men’s hockey team to take it to another gear. The squad is cutting it close, though. With only eight games remaining in its regular season campaign, the Crimson is still in the progress of “clicking.” After last weekend’s back-to-back shutout losses, Harvard risks dropping to .500 if it falls to Ivy League rival Dartmouth this Friday.

Galajding to the Finish
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Men's Hockey Shut Down by Cornell and Freshman Goalie

Not many goaltenders blank the Harvard men’s hockey team—but on Friday night against No. 2/4 Cornell, the Crimson ran into a very special goalie indeed.

This Is What Heartbreak Looks Like

Preview: Men's Hockey Eagerly Awaits Cornell and Colgate

Donato and his Harvard squad know what’s in store this weekend, as the Big Red and the Raiders barrel into town bringing their grit and defensive intensity with them. Both visitors are looking to cap off sweeps in their regular season series with the Crimson, after an early-season trip to Upstate New York proved unfruitful for this weekend’s hosts.

Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey Ties Clarkson After Back-and-Forth Drama

After three lead changes, five advantages erased, and 12 goals altogether, the Crimson and the Golden Knights skated to a 6-6 draw.

Waiting at the Dot
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Men's Hockey Skates Past Princeton, Draws QPac This Weekend

With a 3-1 victory over Princeton and a 2-2 tie with Quinnipiac this weekend, the Crimson nabbed three out of four possible ECAC points and remains without a loss in 2018.

Captain Extraordinaire, With a Pair
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Men's Hockey Ties RPI, 2-2, in Rare Mid-Week Tilt

Harvard carried play for much of the game and outshot the Engineers, 41-27, but the teams skated to an even 2-2 score after 65 minutes of hockey. The ECAC foes traded scores in the first 40 minutes of play and entered the third frame even at one. In the final third of regulation, each team lit the lamp en route to a stalemate.

Harvard Wears Stars and Stripes
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Donato and Welch ('05) Named to U.S. Olympic Roster

Two players from the Harvard hockey program will represent the United States in the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Games, USA Hockey announced at the National Hockey League’s Winter Classic on Monday. Junior forward Ryan Donato received this distinct honor, as well as former Crimson blue-liner Noah Welch ’05.