“That was the awesomest game ever!” exclaimed my 5-year-old son.
A quote and a moment in time I will remember forever.
Walking through the parking garage after a thrilling, series clinching victory in overtime by the Umass Lowell River Hawks over the Maine Black Bears to advance in the Hockey East Championship Tournament, my son dropped this line on me just as we were approaching our car. As I opened the door to let him in, watching him skip up to his seat with an enormous smile on his face as he clutched the game-night poster in his hands, his “awesomest game ever” line playing over again in my head, I had the sudden urge to lift the car over my head and begin running home while chanting, “U-M-L!”
Truth be told, those few minutes probably crack my Top 10 Dad Moments list.
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