Men's Ice Hockey
Marek Magic: Harvard Beats Boston College 4-3 in Beanpot Semifinal Thriller
In a season with championship aspirations, the No. 10 Harvard men’s ice hockey team has leaned heavily on its top-six forwards and a series of late game comebacks to jump into the top 10 of the national rankings. However, in the semifinal of the Beanpot Tournament on Monday night against the Boston College Eagles, the script flipped completely.
No Laffing Matter
Junior forward Alex Laferriere shields the puck from Boston College in the Beanpot semifinal on February 6. Laferriere provided the key assist on the game-winning goal.
Sophomore forward Matthew Coronato flies through the neutral zone against Boston College in the Beanpot semifinal on February 6. Coronato netted two power-play goals in the game.
Junior forward Sean Farrell battles for the puck against the BC Eagles in the Beanpot semifinal on February 6. Farrell recorded two assists on the night.
No. 8 Harvard Men’s Ice Hockey Falls to No. 2 Quinnipiac, Shifts Focus to Beanpot
On one of the coldest nights on record in the Boston area, the No. 8 Harvard men’s ice hockey team suited up to try to tame the No. 2 Quinnipiac Bobcats at Bright-Landry Hockey Center. Though the score may not have reflected the true competitiveness of the matchup between two of the nation’s top teams, the Bobcats came out on top, shutting out the Crimson 3-0.
Chaos in the Crease
Sophomore forward Matthew Coronato battles for a loose puck in the crease against Cornell on January 28.
Junior forward Alex Laferriere shields the puck from the defense against the Cornell Big Red on January 28.
The Crimson celebrate a goal against Cornell on January 28.
No. 10 Harvard Men's Ice Hockey Beats Cornell 6-2, Stages Late Comeback to Defeat Colgate in Overtime
The No. 10 Harvard men’s ice hockey team has battled inconsistency throughout its 2022-2023 campaign, with periods of brilliance and resilience late in games occasionally overshadowed by sloppy play and penalties that force the team to chase the game. However, after an up-and-down Friday night overtime victory over the Colgate Raiders, the Crimson responded with their most complete victory of the season on Saturday in a 6-2 domination of the archrival Cornell Big Red, a critical stepping stone as Harvard enters the most challenging stretch of its campaign.
Sophomore forward Matthew Coronato makes a move against Cornell on January 28th. Coronato tallied three goals on the weekend, including Friday's OT winner against Colgate
Junior forward Sean Farrell surges up the ice against Cornell on January 28th. Farrell recorded four assists in the game.
No. 9 Harvard Men's Ice Hockey Posts Mixed Results Over Winter Break Heading into Critical Stretch
The Harvard men’s ice hockey team faces a daunting schedule in the coming weeks, with home games against No. 16 Cornell and No. 1 Quinnipiac preceding the first round of the Beanpot Tournament against No. 18 Boston College. Despite returning key players to the lineup in the past few weeks, including senior forward and captain John Farinacci, the Crimson is still searching for consistency as it looks to move past a mixed winter break and hit its stride through a challenging schedule.
Junior forward Sean Farrell goes on the attack against Cornell on Nov. 5, 2021. Farrell is the Crimson’s leading goalscorer on the season.
The Captain’s Return
Senior forward and captain John Farinacci huddles against Yale on February 22, 2022. Farinacci returned to play over winter break after an extended injury absence.
No. 7/9 Men’s Ice Hockey Defeats Cornell in OT Thriller Before Falling to Colgate in Back-and-Forth Affair
Playing at Lynah Rink is not for the faint-hearted. With the Cornell Big Red’s passionate fans, a cowbell in the student section, and the famous pregame fish toss, it has rightfully earned its reputation as one of the toughest places to play in college hockey. That makes a victory there all the more special.