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Beanpot 2014: Harvard vs. Northeastern - line charts and pregame notes

Northeastern and Harvard meet Monday night for the 21st time in the Beanpot semifinals.

Harvard sophomore Jimmy Vesey
Harvard sophomore Jimmy Vesey
Gil Talbot

BOSTON -- Northeastern and Harvard square off in the first semifinal of the 62nd annual Beanpot from the TD Garden on Monday at 5 p.m. The game can be seen around New England and across the world on New England Sports Network (NESN).

The Huskies have not won a Beanpot since 1988 while Harvard's last 'Pot came in 1993. The two teams play for a right to end that misery next Monday against the winner of tonight's second semifinal between Boston College and Boston University.

Clay Witt, owner of the top save percentage in college hockey, will start in goal for Jim Madigan's Northeastern club while Ted Donato will counter with Raphael Girard for the Crimson.

Harvard leads the all-time series with a mark of 65-34-0. The Crimson are 12-8 against the Huskies in Beanpot semifinals. Northeastern won the last matchup of the two teams at Harvard's Bright Arena on December 29, 2012 by a score of 5-1. Harvard won the last contest between the two schools in the Beanpot, edging NU, 3-2, in the 2012 Beanpot Consolation Game.

NORTHEASTERN

Left Wing Center Right Wing
Kevin Roy
John Stevens
Braden Pimm
Zach Aston-Reese
Mike Szmatula
Torin Snyderman
Mike McMurtry
Dalen Hedges
Adam Reid
Cody Ferriero
Tanner Pond
Ryan Belonger

Left Defense Right Defense
Mike Gunn John Manson
Dax Lauwers
Matt Benning
Jarrett Fennell Colton Saucerman

Goaltenders
Clay Witt
Derick Roy
Bryan Mountain

HARVARD

Left Wing Center Right Wing
Jimmy Vesey Sean Malone Briant Hart
Luke Esposito Alexander Kerfoot Kyle Criscuolo
Greg Gozzo
David Valek Tyler Moy
Devin Tringale Ryan McGregor Phil Zielonka

Left Defense Right Defense
Patrick McNally
Max Everson
Dan Ford Victor Newell
Kevin Guiltinan Desmond Bergin

Goaltenders
Raphael Girard
Steve Michalek

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