Is there an expiration date on chasing a dream? How about more than a decade? That’s how long Garett Bembridge has been playing professional hockey. Right now he’s playing for the Denver Cutthroats, but his dream is to play in the NHL.
The death of the Big East as we know it hit home last week as 14 teams arrived at the World’s Most Famous Arena (Connecticut was ineligible). Next season, the “Catholic 7” will be reportedly joined by Butler, Creighton, and Xavier in a basketball-only conference that has paid to keep the Big East name.
The Big East tournament will have a touch of a wake to it this week. When games end, there will be plenty of reminiscing about rivalries and talk of what is to come.