8 Patrick McNally
8 - Patrick McNally
Height: 6-2
Weight: 190
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Glen Head, N.Y.
High School: Milton Academy (Mass.)
Position: Defenseman
Draft: Vancouver Canucks
Shoots/Catches: Left

Selected in the fourth round (115th pick overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft by the Vancouver Canucks.

Freshman (2011-12) Stats
Named to ECAC Hockey All-League third team and All-Rookie squad ... ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Year finalist ... Received George Percy Award as Harvard's top rookie ... ECAC Hockey/Fischer Hockey Rookie of the Month (December) ... ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Week (Dec. 13) ... Paired with Ryan Grimshaw '12 ... Ranked eighth nationally among defensemen and eighth among rookies with 0.82 points per game ... Registered 17 points (4-13-17) as part of the nation's top power play unit (27.3 percent) ... Tied for fourth among ECAC Hockey defensemen with 15 points (4-11-15) in league games ... Tied for seventh in ECAC Hockey, first among defenseman, with seven playoff points (1-6-7) ... Scored less than five minutes into the game to ignite 6-1 win against Cornell in ECAC Hockey semifinals (March 16) ... Assisted on all three regulation goals in double-overtime defeat of Yale in ECAC quarterfinals (March 10) ... Registered a goal and an assist in defeat of St. Lawrence to clinch a home playoff series (Feb. 24) ... Posted two assists in comeback win at Quinnipiac (Feb. 3) ... Logged an assist in each game of two?tie weekend at No. 18 Colgate and No. 9 Cornell (Jan. 20-21) ... Gave Harvard a first-period lead in eventual tie at No. 18 North Dakota and added an assist against UND a night later (Dec. 30-31) ... Recorded three points each in back?to?back games, logging three assists at Massachusetts (Dec. 2) and a goal and two assists at Princeton (Dec. 10) ... Registered two assists in comeback from four goals down to defeat New Hampshire (Nov. 22) ... Skated end to end to score power-play goal at St. Lawrence (Nov. 19) ... Logged an assist and broke the glass with a shot in win at Clarkson (Nov. 18) ... Registered first career goal in win against No. 18 Colgate (Nov. 12) after logging his first point on an assist earlier in the game ... Made Harvard debut in season opener against Princeton (Nov. 4).

Before Harvard
Spent two years at Milton Academy, lettering both years in hockey and lacrosse … Captained the team to a New England prep championship as a senior … A two-time selection to the All-New England first team … 2009-10 U.S. Hockey Report Defenseman of the Year and 2010-11 Hockey Night in Boston Prep School Player of the Year … As a senior, made the All-Independent School League team in hockey and earned All-ISL honorable mention in lacrosse … Played attack in lacrosse.

Father, Tom, was captain of the Columbia football team … Sister, Delia, plays ice hockey at Vermont.

Career Highs
Points - 3 twice, most recently one goal, two assists at Princeton, Dec. 10, 2011
Goals - 1 five times, most recently vs. St. Lawrence, Feb. 24, 2012
Assists - 3 at Massachusetts, Dec. 2, 2011
Point streak - 4 twice, most recently Dec. 2, 2011-Jan. 7, 2012