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Jack Parkter Retires As Boston Univ. Hockey Coach

from USCHO,

After 40 seasons, Boston University coach Jack Parker said he is leaving the program on his own terms.

This season will be his last, Parker announced at a news conference Monday, one day after the news broke.

“It’s been a great run,” Parker said Monday, his 68th birthday. “I’ve had a great time doing it.”

Parker is in his 40th season as head coach at his alma mater. He has an 894-471-115 career record and won national championships in 1978, 1995 and 2009.

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Lindas1st's avatar

The Beanpot King

Posted by Lindas1st from New England on 03/11/13 at 04:07 PM ET

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I feel honored to have watched a living legend coach during my 4 years at BU. He built a great program that will surely miss him.

Posted by NHLJeff from Pens fan in Chicago, IL on 03/11/13 at 04:35 PM ET

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It’s about time.  His program is turning into the UNLV of College Hockey.  How many suspensions arrests accusations? 

I am bracing for an attack. LOL

Posted by 13 user names on 03/11/13 at 04:54 PM ET

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