Quinn introduced as BU's new hockey coach

Quinn introduced as BU's new hockey coach
March 26, 2013, 9:15 pm
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BOSTON (AP) — Boston University introduced Colorado Avalanche assistant David Quinn as its next hockey coach. Quinn is a former Terriers assistant and associate head coach. He takes over for the legendary Jack Parker, who stepped down this month after 40 years at the helm.

“I’d like to thank President [Robert] Brown and [athletic director] Mike Lynch for giving me this incredible opportunity and entrusting me with the BU hockey program,” Quinn said Tuesday as he was introduced to the media. “I surely wouldn’t be in this position if it were not for Jack Parker and I’m very lucky to be able to call him my coach, mentor and friend.

“One of the things that makes this job so unique is that beyond all the success here, the former players have such a loyalty towards the program. I look forward to continuing that and the legacy that Coach Parker leaves behind.”

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