BU Coach Parker’s Bypass Surgery Called Successful

Boston University coach Jack Parker is recovering after undergoing successful bypass surgery on Friday, July 23, the school announced Monday.

Parker, also the school’s executive athletic director, intends to coach the Terriers in the upcoming season, according to a BU press release.

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“The entire BU community wishes Jack a speedy recovery and respects his privacy during this time,” Boston University athletic director Mike Lynch said in a statement. “We look forward to seeing him lead the Terriers on the ice this fall.”

Parker, 65, has an 834-429-104 record in 37 seasons with BU, the most wins by a coach at one school.

He is third, behind Ron Mason and Jerry York, on college hockey’s all-time wins list and has won three national titles with the Terriers.