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16 Ryan Donato
16 Ryan Donato
Height: 6-1
Weight: 190
Year: Junior
Hometown: Scituate, Mass.
High School: Dexter School
Position: Forward
Major: Sociology
Shoots/Catches: Left
House Affiliation: Winthrop

2014 second round draft pick (56th overall) of the Boston Bruins

Career Highs:
Goals: 4 (vs. Union, 2/10/17)
Assists: 4 (at Brown, 2/18/17)
Points: 4 (6x, most recent vs. Dartmouth, 3/10/18)

Junior (2017-18) Stats
2018 Hobey Baker Memorial Award Hat Trick Finalist...AHCA First Team All-American...ECAC Hockey Player of the Year...First Team All-ECAC Hockey...First Team All-Ivy selection...New England Hockey Writers Association First Team All-Star...HCA National Player of the Month (December)...ECAC Hockey Player of the Month (December)...Catamount Cup All-Tournament Team...ECAC Hockey Player of the Week (Jan. 2)...Honored with the John Tudor Memorial Cup, awarded annually to the most valuable member of the Harvard hockey team...Became the 32nd player in program history to top the 100-point mark, finishing his Crimson career with 104 points (60 goals, 44 assists) in 97 games played...Donato had 43 points (26 goals, 17 assists) in 29 games in 2017-18, leading the Crimson in scoring...Led the nation with an average of .90 goals per game and had a conference-leading .89 points per game in ECAC Hockey contests...Donato played for the U.S. men's ice hockey team at the 2018 Winter Olympics before returning to complete the season at Harvard. Donato had a career high 14-game point streak (14 goals, eight assists) to open the season, and was the first player in college hockey in 2017-18 to reach 20 goals, taking just 19 games to do it...Recorded three hat tricks this season (at Quinnipiac on Dec. 1; at Vermont on Dec. 30, vs. Dartmouth on March 11). 

Sophomore (2016-17) Stats 
Ivy League Player of the Year ... First team All-Ivy and All-ECAC Hockey ... ECAC Player of the Month (Feb.) ... Two-time ECAC Player of the Week (Feb. 15, Feb. 27) ... ECAC Hockey Torunament and NCAA All-East Region team selection ... Played in all 36 games, scoring 21 goals and registering 19 assists .. Had an assist and a goal in the NCAA Tournament ... Scored twice in ECAC semifinals versus Cornell March 18 ... Collected two goals and two assists against St. Lawrence Feb. 25 ... Recorded four assists in win at Brown Feb. 18 ... Tallied four goals in win over Union Feb. 10 ... Scored and added an assist at Dartmouth Jan. 17 ... Totaled two points with a goal and an assist in win over Princeton Jan. 7 ... Netted two goals at Clarkson on Dec. 3... Dished out a helper on Dec. 2 at St. Lawrence... Posted three points, one goal, two assists, against Bentley on Nov. 26... Tallied one goal and one assist at Princeton on Nov. 11 ... Earned four points, one goal and three assists, against Cornell on Nov. 5 ... Netted his first pair of goals for his sophomore campaign at Arizona State on Oct. 28.

Freshman (2015-16) Stats
Received the George Percy Award as Harvard's top freshman ... Started collegiate career with two assists in 7-0 rout at Dartmouth Oct. 31 … Scored first goal in Crimson in the third period of 5-2 victory over Dartmouth Nov. 1 … Had first multi-goal game with two tallies in 5-2 win over Brown Nov. 7 … Scored and had an assist in title game win over Rensselaer at the Shillelagh Nov. 28 … Provided a pair of assists in 4-4 tie at Union Dec. 4 … Selected to U.S. World Junior Team, won bronze at 2016 IIHF World Junior Championships … Scored vs. Quinnipiac in the Rivalry on Ice at MSG Jan. 9 ... Had a breakaway goal against Boston College in the Beanpot Feb. 1 ... Scored in the Beanpot consolation against Northeastern Feb. 8 ... Recorded a hat trick Feb. 13 in a 4-1 victory over Union ... Found the back of the net on the power play Feb. 27 against St. Lawrence ... Had two helpers and a goal during ECAC quarterfinals series against Rensselaer ... Scored in the ECAC finals March 19.

Before Harvard
Graduated from Dexter School … Played at Dexter School, serving as the captain his senior season … Tallied 53 points on 18 goals and 35 assists in 2014-15, leading the team in both categories … Also skated with the Omaha Lancers (USHL) and the South Shore Kings (USPHL Premier) in 2014-15, posting 10 points with each squad … Played with the U.S. National U18 team (USDP) for four games each of the last two seasons … Skated with the Cape Cod Whalers’ U16 and U18 teams from 2011-14 … Father, Ted Donato ’91, was a part of the Crimson’s 1989 NCAA Championship and is entering his 12th season as the head coach of Harvard.

Recent Games
Feb 23 at Brown L, 6-4
Feb 24 at Yale L, 2-1
Mar 9 Dartmouth L, 4-1
Mar 10 Dartmouth W, 7-1
Mar 11 Dartmouth W, 4-2
Mar 16 vs. No. 10 Clarkson L, 5-4
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 29 19
Points 43 24
Goals 26 17
Assists 17 7
PIM 10 6
+/- +15 +6
Power-play goals 7 5
Short-handed goals 1 1
Empty net goals 2 1
Games started 16 8
Game-winning goals 3 2
Game-tying goals 1 1
Hat tricks 3 1
Shots 175 126
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 21 USNTDP U-18 W, 7-2 1 3 2 5 0 +3 0 0 0 0 0 7
Oct 29 Dartmouth W, 5-0 1 2 0 2 0 +2 1 1 0 0 0 3
Nov 3 Yale L, 5-2 1 0 1 1 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 7
Nov 4 Brown W, 3-0 - 0 2 2 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 9
Nov 10 at Colgate L, 2-1 - 1 0 1 0 -2 1 0 0 0 0 7
Nov 11 at No. 12 Cornell L, 3-2 1 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 17 at No. 6 Minnesota L, 4-2 1 1 0 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Nov 18 at No. 6 Minnesota L, 2-1 - 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 24 at No. 13 Boston College T, 4-4 1 0 1 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 1 at Quinnipiac W, 6-2 - 3 0 3 0 +4 0 0 1 0 0 7
Dec 2 at Princeton W, 5-2 - 1 1 2 0 +1 0 0 0 1 0 8
Dec 29 vs. UMass Lowell L, 5-2 1 1 0 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 30 at Vermont W, 4-1 1 3 1 4 0 +2 0 0 1 1 0 7
Jan 5 Rensselaer W, 3-0 - 1 0 1 0 +1 0 0 0 1 0 7
Jan 6 Union W, 4-3 - 1 0 1 0 +1 1 0 0 0 0 4
Jan 9 at Rensselaer T, 2-2 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Jan 12 Princeton W, 3-1 1 2 0 2 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 10
Jan 13 Quinnipiac T, 2-2 1 1 0 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 1 8
Jan 19 at No. 2 Clarkson T, 6-6 1 1 1 2 0 -1 1 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 20 at St. Lawrence W, 4-3 1 2 0 2 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 8
Jan 26 No. 2 Cornell L, 3-0 1 0 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 0 8
Jan 27 Colgate L, 2-0 - 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Feb 2 at Dartmouth W, 4-1 - 1 0 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Feb 5 vs. Boston University L, 3-2 - 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 8
Feb 9 at Union L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 12 vs. No. 19 Boston College W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 St. Lawrence W, 5-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 17 No. 7 Clarkson W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 at Brown L, 6-4 - 1 1 2 0 -1 1 0 0 0 0 12
Feb 24 at Yale L, 2-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Mar 9 Dartmouth L, 4-1 1 0 1 1 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 7
Mar 10 Dartmouth W, 7-1 1 1 3 4 0 +3 1 0 0 0 0 7
Mar 11 Dartmouth W, 4-2 1 3 0 3 2 +3 1 0 0 0 0 5
Mar 16 vs. No. 10 Clarkson L, 5-4 1 0 2 2 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 6
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
2015-16 32 13 8 21 26 +4 2 0 2 0 0 1 103
2016-17 36 21 19 40 25 +19 4 3 4 2 0 1 184
2017-18 29 26 17 43 10 +15 7 1 2 3 1 3 175
Total 97 60 44 104 61 +38 13 4 8 5 1 5 462
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 29 26 17 43 10 +15 7 1 2 3 1 3 175
Conference 19 17 7 24 6 +6 5 1 1 2 1 1 126
Exhibition 1 3 2 5 0 +3 0 0 0 0 0 1 7
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Home 12 11 7 18 6 +7 4 1 0 1 1 1 81
Away 14 14 7 21 2 +5 3 0 2 2 0 2 79
Neutral 3 1 3 4 2 +3 0 0 0 0 0 0 15
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Wins 12 20 7 27 6 +21 4 1 2 3 0 3 81
Losses 13 4 8 12 4 -5 2 0 0 0 0 0 77
Ties 4 2 2 4 0 -1 1 0 0 0 1 0 17
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October 1 2 0 2 0 +2 1 1 0 0 0 0 3
November 7 2 6 8 0 -2 1 0 0 0 0 0 34
December 4 8 2 10 0 +7 0 0 2 2 0 2 23
January 9 8 1 9 6 +1 2 0 0 1 1 0 58
February 4 2 2 4 0 +1 1 0 0 0 0 0 32
March 4 4 6 10 4 +6 2 0 0 0 0 1 25
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