Crimson staff writer
Bridget T. Sands
Junior goalkeeper Mitchell Gibson and first-year forward Matthew Coronato had a stellar dual performance in the ECAC Championship. Between Gibson's career-high 47 saves and Coronato's game-winning goal in overtime, the duo led the Crimson to victory.
Days after the Harvard men’s ice hockey team was eliminated from the NCAA tournament by Minnesota State, one of the team’s captains made the decision to forgo his senior season in Cambridge and turn professional.
Despite engineering late comebacks and surprising upsets throughout its run to the NCAA tournament, the No.15 Harvard men’s ice hockey team’s season came to an end in the first round of the NCAA Tournament Regionals Thursday afternoon, as it was unable to erase a three-goal deficit in an eventual 4-3 loss to the No.1 Minnesota State Mavericks. The game was played at MVP Arena in Albany, N.Y.
Mere days after upsetting No. 6 Quinnipiac in the ECAC Tournament championship game, the Harvard men’s ice hockey team is set to take on an even tougher challenge in the Albany Regional’s No. 1 seed Minnesota State Mavericks. The game will be played at 12 pm on March 24 at MVP Arena in Albany, N.Y, and it will be the first-ever meeting between the two programs.
The Harvard men’s hockey team punched its ticket to the NCAA tournament for the fourth time in the last seven years on Saturday with an upset 3-2 overtime victory over No. 6/6 Quinnipiac in the ECAC championship game.
For its season opening series, the Harvard baseball team was spoiled with sun and warm weather as it took on No. 24 University of Miami on the road. The games weren't so bright, however, as the Crimson went 1-2.
In the last weekend before the ECAC playoffs begin, the Harvard Men’s Hockey team was on the road for a back-to-back-to-back set against conference opponents to close out the regular season. Harvard went 2-1 on the weekend, losing to Union 5-3, beating RPI 5-1, and defeating Princeton 3-0. The Crimson finished the regular season with a 17-9-3 record, good for third in the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC).
Trio of Trios: Men's Ice Hockey Plays to a 3-3 Draw in Beanpot Third-Place Match Against Boston College
On a frigid Monday night in Boston, the Harvard Men’s Hockey team took on the Boston College Eagles in the consolation game of the 69th Annual Beanpot Collegiate Hockey Tournament. After three 20-minute periods and a five-minute additional overtime, the teams remained tied at three.
With just over two minutes remaining in the first round of the 69th annual Beanpot Hockey Tournament and the goaltender pulled for the extra skater, the Harvard Men’s Ice Hockey team had their chances to tie the game and erase a 4-1 second period deficit.
Next Monday, the 7th, is the first Monday in the month of February. In the city of Boston, that means it's time for the Beanpot. The annual tournament brings the best out of Harvard, Northeastern, Boston College, and Boston University and crowns the best collegiate hockey team in the Boston area. The 69th rendition of the event begins this Monday, with the Harvard Crimson taking on the Boston University Terriers at TD Garden at 5 p.m.