"Unless you’re real dumb or you don’t want to go to school at all and want nothing to do with school, or you're an 18 year-old phenom that is going to be in the NHL at 19, college hockey is the way to go," Parker said.
Two miles inbound on Commonwealth Avenue, things aren't so rosy. The train still runs, shuffling BU students to class or their internship or a few blocks to their favorite watering hole, but for Terrier hockey fans, the yellow light announcing the vehicle's destination looms a painful reminder both of where they are and where they are not, what they had and what they don't have now.
"BOSTON COLLEGE," it reads.
We got beaten by BC on Friday night, 3-2. The Eagles swept the regular-season series.
I have a bad taste in my mouth after writing that. It feels like I just swallowed poison. Let’s see how it feels if I quote a headline from SBNation’s BC Interruption blog:
Still doesn’t feel good. Feels worse, actually."