TAMPA — Jack McDonald gathered with his family and friends in front of a television Thursday night in Marshfield, Mass., to watch Quinnipiac face Boston College in the Frozen Four.
"Actually, I've nicknamed it my Frozen Three," McDonald said Friday.
And why not? McDonald graduated from Boston College, a four-minute miler who became the school's track and cross country coach and later its assistant athletic director for marketing. That long association with BC was followed by five years as athletic director at Denver and 20 more years as AD at Quinnipiac.
In so many ways, it was the shared vision of Rand Pecknold and McDonald that brought Quinnipiac hockey...