Donato to Appear on as Analyst on Comcast SportsNet Monday

photo courtesy Kevin Burns

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--Ted Donato '91, the Robert D. Ziff '88 Head Coach for Harvard Men's Ice Hockey, will appear Monday as a National Hockey League analyst on Comcast SportsNet New England.

Donato, who played 13 seasons in the NHL, will be featured on CSN's SportsNet Central Hockey Post Game following Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinal playoff series between the Boston Bruins and Philadelphia Flyers. He will also appear on the 6:30 p.m. edition Mohegan Sun Sports Tonight.

A former Harvard captain and United States Olympian, Donato played parts of nine seasons with the Bruins. His NHL career spanned 796 games, in which he scored 150 goals with 197 assists for 347 points.

Donato had eight goals, 18 assists and 26 points in 58 career Stanley Cup playoff games. He scored 25 goals in the 1996-97 season, becoming the first U.S.-born player to lead the Bruins in goals in a season.

Donato has been Harvard's head coach for six seasons and in three of those years has guided the Crimson to the ECAC title game. His 2006 squad won the ECAC and Ivy League championships. As a player at Harvard, he earned Most Outstanding Player honors while leading the Crimson to the 1989 NCAA championship.