Men’s Ice Hockey Announces 2019-20 Schedule

Junior defenseman Reilly Walsh is Harvard's leading returning scorer.
Junior defenseman Reilly Walsh is Harvard's leading returning scorer.

Harvard made its 25th NCAA Tournament appearance in 2018-19, finishing the year at 19-11-3, clinching a fifth straight ECAC Hockey Championship weekend berth.

2019-20 Schedule

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard men's ice hockey team announced its 2019-20 schedule today (July 22). Harvard will play 29 regular season contests, with 12 games at the Bright-Landry Hockey Center. The campaign includes the renewal of the "Rivalry on Ice" game against Yale at Madison Square Garden (Jan. 11, 2020), and a two-game series against Arizona State (Dec. 28-29) to be played in Irvine, Calif. at the practice facility of the Anaheim Ducks.

Harvard kicks off the 2019-20 regular season at Bright-Landry Hockey Center on Nov. 1 with its ECAC Hockey and Ivy League opener against Dartmouth.

The Crimson continues conference play with games at home against Princeton and Quinnipiac (Nov. 8-9), followed by road contests at Brown and Yale (Nov. 15-16) and Rensselaer (Nov. 22).

Harvard will also play regional non-conference contests against Boston College at home on the day following Thanksgiving (Nov. 29), and against Boston University at Agganis Arena on Dec. 3.

A final conference home series in 2019 will include games against Cornell (Dec. 6) and Colgate (Dec. 7).

Seven of eight contests in January 2020 will be ECAC Hockey games, with a road series against Quinnipiac and Princeton (Jan. 3-4) to kick off the month. After Harvard's non-conference game against Yale in New York City on Jan. 11, the Crimson plays against St. Lawrence and Clarkson at home (Jan. 17-18), followed by road contests at Colgate and Cornell (Jan. 24-25) and at Union (Jan. 31).

The Crimson opens the 68th Beanpot at TD Garden on Monday, Feb. 3 against Northeastern before playing either Boston College or Boston University on Feb. 10.

Harvard's final stretch of ECAC Hockey contests includes a road contest at travel partner Dartmouth (Feb. 7), a home series against Yale and Brown (Feb. 14-15), a trip to the North Country to take on Clarkson and St. Lawrence (Feb. 21-22), and a return home to take on Rensselaer (Feb. 28) and Union (Feb. 29) on Senior Night.

Harvard finished the 2018-19 season with a 19-11-3 record, clinching a 25th NCAA Tournament appearance, and a fifth straight berth to ECAC Hockey Championship weekend. In the classroom, Harvard led ECAC Hockey with 29 selections to the league's All-Academic Team – the entire team roster earned all-academic distinction.

The Crimson returns eight of its top 10 scorers from a season ago, including junior defenseman Reilly Walsh (12 goals, 19 assists) and ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Year Casey Dornbach (seven goals, 22 assists).

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