By Scott McLaughlin/DFP Staff
As far as Boston University men’s hockey coach Jack Parker is concerned, the 2009-10 Terriers weren’t hungover the season after winning the national championship. They were still drunk.
“The parade never ended,” Parker said. “The party and the parade from last April never ended as far as the mindset.”
Junior defenseman and captain Kevin Shattenkirk, who will forgo his senior season after signing with the National Hockey League’s Colorado Avalanche on Saturday, didn’t go so far as to say the party never ended, but he did admit that the team at least had a hangover all year.
“We really struggled all year to get over the hangover, I guess you could call it, after winning the national championship,” he said. “We struggled to stay focused or find any sort of consistency.”