Northeastern defeats Harvard, 4-1

The consolation game of the Beanpot yesterday at TD Garden lacked the buzz and atmosphere of the championship contest, as it always does, but the 4-1 victory by Northeastern (13-12-1) over Harvard (6-14-3) was meaningful to the Huskies in the standings and in terms of morale.

For much of the season, it has been frustrating for coach Greg Cronin, who has struggled to put the same lineup on the ice for more than a couple of games in a row because of a rash of injuries. Bu...

Northeastern scored twice in the third period to seal a 4-1 victory over Harvard in the consolation game of the 58th Beanpot college hockey tournament Monday at TD Garden.

Northeastern's Tyler McNeely opened the scoring at 17:53 of the first period, beating Harvard goalie Ryan Carroll from right in front of the goal.

Greg Costa extended Northeastern's lead to 2-0 early in the second period with a shot from the left circle.

Harvard got its first goal 11:15 into the...