It all started out innocent enough.
Local elementary school hosts a student night at a neighboring city’s college hockey game. Local family decides to attend.
As it turns out, this was a playoff game. The Hockey East Quarterfinals to be exact, and potentially, a series clinching game at that. One that would send the local boys onto the semifinals being held at the TD Garden in Boston, MA — home of the Boston Bruins. The point is that this was a huge game for the home team, the Umass Lowell River Hawks.
The team in blue whose fans rally behind the phrase “code blue,” and show it as much in team apparel and social media alike. A code representative of team whose work ethic and resiliency are arguably second to none. A team of role models for my boys.
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