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1989 Winner - LANE MACDONALD of Harvard University


Named to the All-ECAC first team in 1987 and 1989, Lane MacDonald was a two-time first team All-America selection and an NCAA All-Tournament selection when the Crimson captured the school’s first NCAA Championship in 1989. He was named Most Valuable Player of the 1987 ECAC Championship Tournament and was 1989 ECAC Player of the Year when he tallied 31 goals and 60 points in just 32 games. He set the Harvard career goal mark with 111 tallies, finished second in career points with 225. Raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma, MacDonald played for Team USA during the 1987-88 season and participated in the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Alberta. He was picked by the Calgary Flames in the third round of the 1985 NHL Entry Draft. After graduating from Harvard in 1989 with a degree in economics, he turned down a contract offer from the Hartford Whalers in order to play professional hockey in Switzerland. He returned to the U.S. in 1990-91 and spent a season as an assistant coach at Harvard. MacDonald received an MBA from Stanford University and lives in Boston, where he works in the venture capital industry.


1989 Runner-Up

Robb Stauber

University of Minnesota, Goalie






Allen Bourbeau

Harvard University, Forward




Bobby Reynolds

Michigan State University, Forward




Bruce Hoffort

Lake Superior State University, Goalie




David Capuano

University of Maine, Forward




Greg Brown

Boston College, Defense




Kip Miller

Michigan State University, Forward




Nelson Emerson

Bowling Green State University, Forward




Tim Sweeney

Boston College, Forward