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.

Crimson staff writer Spencer R. Morris can be reached at Follow him on Twitter @SMorrisTHC.

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Welcome Aboard
Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey Well-Represented at NHL Development Camps

Here’s a look inside the Development Camp stories and takeaways of one member from each class on the 2018-2019 roster.

A Season to Remember
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A Man of Many Hats: Male Athlete of the Year

Ryan Donato did not seem to care whether he was sporting the crimson, the stars and stripes, or the black and gold “B”—he excelled at all levels of hockey and did so with his typical unassuming demeanor.

Seniors, Take a Bow
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Men's Hockey Seniors: Where Are They Headed?

Here’s a glimpse at what each member of the class of 2018 is doing in his life beyond Harvard hockey.

Merrickle Man
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Men's Hockey's Merrick Madsen Signs With NHL's Arizona Coyotes

Tri-captain goaltender Merrick Madsen of the Harvard men’s hockey team has signed a two-year entry-level contract with the Arizona Coyotes organization of the National Hockey League, according to a statement released on Tuesday.

Next Level, No Problem
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Ryan Donato's First Day as a Boston Bruin

In his NHL debut, the former Crimson iceman shone in front of family, friends, and hometown fans, registering a goal and two assists in the Bruins' 5-4 overtime loss.

Thanks for the Memories
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Men's Hockey Star Ryan Donato to Leave for NHL's Boston Bruins

Junior Ryan Donato of the Harvard men’s hockey team will be leaving Harvard early to join the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League.

Young Guys Getting It Done

Preview: Men's Hockey to Face Clarkson in ECAC Semifinals

On Friday night, the No. 4 seed Crimson will battle No. 3 seed Clarkson for a spot in the conference final the following evening. To punch its ticket to the 16-team nationwide tournament for a fourth straight season, Harvard all but needs an ECAC crown.

A Man of Many Hats
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Men's Hockey Defeats Dartmouth, Advances to ECAC Semifinals

The Crimson skated by Dartmouth, 4-2, in game three of the ECAC quarterfinals thanks to a hat trick from junior forward Ryan Donato. The team moves on to face No. 10/8 Clarkson in the semifinal round, hosted in Lake Placid, N.Y.

Merrickulous Play

Preview: Men's Hockey to Battle Dartmouth in ECAC Quarterfinals

With a 2-1 victory over St. Lawrence in Sunday’s matinee, Dartmouth advanced to the quarterfinals of the ECAC Championship where it will clash with the Crimson in a best-of-three series for a spot in Lake Placid's semifinals.

That's a Wrap
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In Photos: Men's Hockey's 2017-2018 Regular Season

Relive the team's pre-playoff campaign with this chronological series of photos detailing Harvard's season thus far.

Oh No, O'Neil!
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Yale Completes Season Sweep of Men's Hockey

On Saturday night, someone quite new to the historic Harvard-Yale rivalry helped define its latest chapter. Freshman forward Kevin O’Neil potted both goals for the Bulldogs, powering his Elis to a 2-1 victory.

Bye For Now
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LIVE: Men's Hockey Seeking Season Sweep of Brown

Harvard must play out its final weekend of regular season action against two hungry rivals still jockeying for position in the conference standings. Tonight, the Crimson battle Brown looking to complete the season sweep.

Thank You, Seniors
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LIVE: Men's Hockey to Honor Seniors Against Clarkson

The Harvard hockey program will honor its seven outgoing seniors tonight after a battle with No. 7/3 Clarkson for a crucial two conference points.

TPB at 1C
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Men's Hockey Clinches ECAC Tournament Bye After Taking Down No. 7 Clarkson, 5-2, on Senior Night

On Saturday, the Harvard men’s hockey team honored its seven seniors for their contributions to the program over the last four years. But in the Crimson’s 5-2 victory over No. 7/3 Clarkson, it was the underclassmen who carried the way.

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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.