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19 Jimmy Vesey
19 Jimmy Vesey
Height: 6-3
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
Hometown: North Reading, Mass.
High School: North Reading
Position: Forward
Major: Government
Shoots/Catches: Left
House Affiliation: Adams

Selected in the third round of the NHL draft, with the 66th overall pick, by the Nashville Predators

Senior (2015-16) Stats
Hobey Baker Award winner ... Walter Brown Award winner ... Senior CLASS Award first team All-America ... First team AHCA/CCM East All-America ... ECAC and Ivy League Player of the Year ... ECAC and Ivy first team all-league ... Opened the season with a four-point performance (1G, 3A) at Dartmouth Oct. 31. The three assists was a new single-game best … Scored twice, including a shorthanded effort, and had an assist in 5-2 win over Brown Nov. 7 … Had the game-winner and tacked on an assist in 3-0 shutout at Princeton Nov. 14 … All-tournament team at the Shillelagh with two goals and an assist, including the game-winner in the championship vs. RPI Nov. 28 … ECAC Player of the Month for November ... Scored 10 seconds into Dec. 4 game at Union, two seconds shy of Harvard’s all-time record for fastest goal … Provided a helper on Kyle Criscuolo’s game-winning goal in Mariucci Classic at Minnesota, 4-3 OT ... Recorded first career hat trick (natural) in 3-2 win over St. Lawrence Jan. 15 ... ECAC Player of the Month for January ... Potted a goal and tacked on an assist in 3-2 victory at Brown Feb. 5 ... Scored twice and added an assist in 7-4 win over Colgate Feb. 20 ... Had two more goals and a helper in 8-2 win over Rensselaer March 12 ... Scored and had the assist on the overtime game-winner against St. Lawrence in the ECAC semifinals March 18.

Junior (2014-15) Stats
Selected to play on the U.S. IIHF World Championship Team in the Czech Republic May 1-17 ... Hobey Hat Trick Finalst ... ECAC Hockey and Ivy League Player of the Year ... East CCM First Team All-America ... Led the nation with 32 goals ... Named ECAC Player of the Month in November and March ... Recognized as ECAC Player of the Week on Feb. 17 and March 10 ... Won the Walter Brown Award ... Selected to the ECAC All-Academic Team ... Opened 2014-15 season with points in 20 straight games ... Assisted in 3-3 draw against Dartmouth Nov. 1 ... Scored twice, including the game-winner, in a 4-0 win over Rensselaer Nov. 7... Scored in a 2-2 tie with Union Nov. 8 ... Found the back of the net and assisted in a 6-3 victory over No. 8/8 Boston College Nov. 11 ... Recorded an assist in a 6-2 victory over Brown Nov. 14 ... Beat the goaltender in a 2-1 loss to Yale Nov. 15 and a 2-0 victory over Dartmouth Nov. 18 ... Scored an assisted in wins over Bentley Nov. 21 and No. 1/1 Boston University Nov. 25 ... Assisted in a 4-2 win over No. 4/4 UMass Lowell Nov. 29 ... Tallied a goal and assist in 5-2 road triumph at No. 15/15 Quinnipiac Dec. 6 ... Scored the game-tying goal and added a pair of helpers in 6-2 victory against Rensselaer Dec. 30 ... Potted Harvard's lone goal in the Rivalry on Ice at Madison Square Garden vs. No. 19 Yale Jan. 10 ... Scored twice and provided an assist in a 6-3 win over Clarkson Jan. 16... Found the back of the net against St. Lawrence, on Jan. 17, and at Cornell Jan. 23 ... Recorded a season-high four points with two scores and two helpers in a 6-1 win at No. 15/13 Colgate Jan. 24 ... Tallied three points on a goal and two assists against Union Jan. 30 ... Assisted Kyle Criscuolo's goal in the opening round of the Beanpot vs. No. 3/2 Boston University ... Dished a helper at Brown, Feb. 7, and against Colgate, Feb. 13 ... Registered his fifth three-point game of the year with a goal and two assists vs. Cornell Feb. 14 ... Scored game-winner at Clarkson Feb. 21 ... Found a teammate for a goal in the Beanpot consolation versus No. 9/10 Boston College Feb. 23 ... Beat the goaltender for a power-play goal against No. 10/9 Quinnipiac Feb. 27 ... Scored an assisted in a 5-0 rout of Princeton Feb. 28 ... Scored twice and added an assist in a rout of Brown in the ECAC playoffs on March 6 ... Tallied second-straight three-point outing with a goal and two assists against Brown March 7 to advance in the ECAC playoffs ... Scored game-winner and assisted in game one of the ECAC quarterfinals vs. Yale on March 13 ... Netted a double overtime series-clinching goal to push Harvard past Yale on March 15 and into the ECAC semifinals ... Scored twice in the ECAC semifinal and finals to lead Harvard to the title ... Tallied Harvard's only goal in NCAA Tournament against Nebraska Omaha March 28.

Sophomore (2013-14) Stats
Named to the All-Ivy League second team ... Led Harvard with 13 goals on the season ... Named a Walter Brown Award candidate for the second year in a row ... Posted goals in four straight games from Nov. 8-16 … Tallied a pair of goals and added an assist at Princeton Nov. 16 … Netted the game-winning goal and added an assist in 7-4 win over BU, Jan. 4 … Notched one goal against Princeton in a 3-2 win Jan. 31 … Recorded one goal against Boston University Beanpot game Feb. 10 … Scored the only goal in overtime for a victory against No. 14/15 Clarkson  Feb. 15.

Freshman (2012-13) Stats
Named Ivy League Rookie of the Year ... Selected to ECAC Hockey All-Rookie Team ... Selected to the ECAC All-Academic Team ... Scored a pair of goals and handed out an assist, finishing +2 in collegiate debut against Bentley Oct. 27 ... Named ECAC Rookie of the Week (Oct. 30) ... Posted an assist against Brown Nov. 2 ... Netted a goal against Union Nov. 9 and had a pair of unassisted tallies a night later against RPI ... Picked up second ECAC Rookie of the Week honor Nov. 13 ... Had an assist in 4-1 win over No. 10 Cornell Nov. 16 ... Named Hogan Hockey/ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Month for November ... Notched a goal at No. 12 Dartmouth Jan. 12 ... Had an assist Jan. 19 at Brown ... Netted a goal Jan. 22 at No. 19 Union and also scored against Clarkson Jan. 25 ... Posted third two-goal game of his career with a pair of tallies against St. Lawrence Jan. 26 ... Earned ECAC Rookie of the Week honors Jan. 29 ... Named Walter Brown Award semifinalist ... Scored against St. Lawrence Feb. 22 and then dished out a pair of assists in 6-2 win over Clarkson a night later ... Assisted on Alex Fallstrom’s game-winning goal in overtime in 2-1 upset of No. 1 Quinnipiac March 1.     

Before Harvard
U.S. Junior National Team Member and gold medalist at the 2013 IIHF World Junior Championships in Russia ... Played for the EJHL’s South Shore Kings in 2011-12 and was named league Most Valuable Player and Offensive Player of the Year … Set EJHL single-season record for points and goals during 2011-12 season … Also attended Belmont Hill School and was named Independent Schools League honorable mention in 2010 and 2011.

Personal
A high honors student in high school … Member of the Chinese National Honor Society … Peer Tutoring Award recipient in 2011 … Enjoys roller hockey, wiffleball and basketball … Father, Jim, played college hockey at Merrimack and went onto play for the NHL’s St. Louis Blues and Boston Bruins. 

Recent Games
Feb 27 at St. Lawrence W, 4-1
Mar 11 Rensselaer W, 5-2
Mar 12 Rensselaer W, 8-2
Mar 18 vs. St. Lawrence W, 2-1
Mar 19 vs. Quinnipiac L, 4-1
Mar 25 vs. Boston College L, 4-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 33 21
Points 46 32
Goals 24 17
Assists 22 15
PIM 6 4
+/- +11 +12
Power-play goals 6 4
Short-handed goals 1 1
Empty net goals 2 2
Games started 30 18
Game-winning goals 5 4
Game-tying goals 0 0
Hat tricks 1 1
Shots 148 100
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 24 New Brunswick T, 3-3 1 1 1 2 2 -1 1 0 0 0 0 3
Oct 31 at Dartmouth W, 7-0 1 1 3 4 0 +3 1 0 0 0 0 4
Nov 1 Dartmouth W, 5-2 1 1 0 1 0 -1 1 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 6 No. 12/9 Yale T, 2-2 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 7 Brown W, 5-2 - 2 1 3 0 +3 0 1 0 1 0 5
Nov 13 at No. 4/3 Quinnipiac L, 4-1 1 0 1 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 14 at Princeton W, 3-0 1 1 1 2 0 +2 0 0 0 1 0 9
Nov 27 at No. 18 Notre Dame W, 4-1 1 1 1 2 2 +0 1 0 0 0 0 4
Nov 28 vs. Rensselaer W, 4-0 1 1 0 1 0 +1 0 0 0 1 0 7
Dec 4 at Union T, 4-4 1 1 1 2 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Dec 5 at Rensselaer T, 0-0 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 1 vs. Ferris St. W, 7-3 1 1 1 2 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 2 vs. Minnesota W, 4-3 1 0 2 2 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Jan 7 No. 11/11 Boston University L, 6-5 1 1 1 2 0 +0 1 0 0 0 0 6
Jan 9 vs. No. 2/1 Quinnipiac L, 5-4 1 0 1 1 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 15 No. 18 St. Lawrence W, 3-2 1 3 0 3 2 +3 0 0 0 1 0 6
Jan 16 Clarkson L, 5-1 1 0 1 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 22 at Colgate W, 4-2 - 1 0 1 0 +0 1 0 1 0 0 2
Jan 23 at No. 10 Cornell W, 6-2 1 0 2 2 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 29 Princeton W, 4-1 - 2 0 2 0 +2 0 0 1 0 0 3
Feb 1 vs. No. 4 Boston College L, 3-2 1 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Feb 5 at Brown W, 3-2 1 1 1 2 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 5
Feb 6 at Yale L, 2-1 1 1 0 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 7
Feb 8 vs. Northeastern L, 5-1 1 0 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 12 No. 18 Rensselaer L, 2-1 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 13
Feb 13 Union W, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 19 No. 16 Cornell T, 2-2 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Feb 20 Colgate W, 7-4 1 2 1 3 0 +1 1 0 0 0 0 7
Feb 26 at Clarkson L, 2-1 1 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 27 at St. Lawrence W, 4-1 1 1 1 2 0 +1 0 0 0 1 0 9
Mar 11 Rensselaer W, 5-2 1 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 5
Mar 12 Rensselaer W, 8-2 1 2 1 3 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 6
Mar 18 vs. St. Lawrence W, 2-1 1 1 1 2 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Mar 19 vs. Quinnipiac L, 4-1 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Mar 25 vs. Boston College L, 4-1 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
2012-13 27 11 7 18 25 -10 2 0 1 0 0 0 79
2013-14 31 13 9 22 14 -6 4 0 2 5 0 0 145
2014-15 37 32 26 58 21 +23 7 1 3 6 0 0 158
2015-16 33 24 22 46 6 +11 6 1 2 5 0 1 148
Total 128 80 64 144 66 +18 19 2 8 16 0 1 530
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 33 24 22 46 6 +11 6 1 2 5 0 1 148
Conference 21 17 15 32 4 +12 4 1 2 4 0 1 100
Exhibition 1 1 1 2 2 -1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
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Home 12 13 5 18 2 +7 3 1 1 2 0 1 63
Away 12 8 12 20 4 +7 3 0 1 2 0 0 55
Neutral 9 3 5 8 0 -3 0 0 0 1 0 0 30
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Wins 18 21 16 37 4 +19 5 1 2 5 0 1 87
Losses 11 2 5 7 0 -8 1 0 0 0 0 0 47
Ties 4 1 1 2 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
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October 1 1 3 4 0 +3 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
November 7 6 4 10 2 +4 2 1 0 3 0 0 33
December 2 1 1 2 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
January 9 8 8 16 2 +2 2 0 2 1 0 1 32
February 9 5 4 9 0 +2 1 0 0 1 0 0 55
March 5 3 2 5 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17
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