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Bradley Lane MacDonald (born March 3, 1966 in Tulsa, Oklahoma) is a retired ice hockey player.

Lane MacDonald
Born (1966-03-03) March 3, 1966 (age 53)
Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 187 lb (85 kg; 13 st 5 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for HC Lugano
National team  United States
NHL Draft 59th overall, 1985
Calgary Flames
Playing career 1989–1990

Playing careerEdit

Born in Tulsa as the son of former NHL player Lowell MacDonald, Lane was a prep star at the University School of Milwaukee, and grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Drafted by the Calgary Flames, MacDonald chose to attend Harvard University, where he graduated with four school scoring records (including career goals), and ranking in the top five in 11 different statistical categories; he studied philosophy under the tutelage of Alexander George. He was twice named a first-team All-American.

MacDonald was a member of the bronze-medal winning American team at the 1986 World Junior Hockey Championship.[1] He took a year off from Harvard in 1987-88 to play member of the United States' 1988 Winter Olympics team in Calgary. MacDonald would return to Harvard as team captain to win the 1989 Hobey Baker Award, given to the top collegiate ice hockey player, while at Harvard University, and leading the Crimson to the NCAA Championship. After college, he played for HC Lugano is the Swiss League before recurring migraine headaches forced him to retire. He attempted a brief comeback with the 1992 US Hockey team in preparation for Albertville Olympics, but left competitive hockey for good prior to the Winter Games. He then went to Stanford Business School and is now a General Partner in a Boston area private equity firm, where he lives with his wife and three children.

He was inducted into the United States Hockey Hall of Fame in 2005.[2]

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1983–84 University School of Milwaukee HS-WI
1984–85 Harvard University ECAC 32 21 31 52 30
1985–86 Harvard University ECAC 30 22 24 46 45
1986–87 Harvard University ECAC 34 37 30 67 26
1988–89 Harvard University ECAC 32 31 29 60 42
1989–90 HC Lugano NDA 22 15 13 28 4
ECAC totals 128 111 114 225 143


Year Team Event   GP G A Pts PIM
1986 United States WJC 7 1 5 6 0
1987 United States WC 2 0 0 0 0
1988 United States OG 6 6 1 7 4
Senior totals 8 6 1 7 4

Awards and honorsEdit


  1. ^ Podnieks, Andrew, ed. (2011). IIHF Guide & Record Book 2012. International Ice Hockey Federation. p. 494. ISBN 978-0-7710-9598-6.
  2. ^ "Enshrinees". United States Hockey Hall of Fame. Archived from the original on 2012-09-04. Retrieved 2012-08-16.
  3. ^ a b "ECAC All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  4. ^ a b "Men's Ice Hockey Award Winners" (PDF). Retrieved June 11, 2013.
  5. ^ "NCAA Frozen Four Records" (PDF). Retrieved 2013-06-19.

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