"My wife and the kids and I always would go back to Montreal for the summer," he says. "We had a house up there too. About four years ago, though, when we built the house in Boxford, we sold the house in Montreal. We realized this is where our kids go to school, where their friends are. This is their home. We've stayed here year-round ever since."
What other decision could he make? He is Raymond Bourque. He has played with 244 Bruins teammates and for nine Bruins coaches. He has missed only 122 games out of 1,394 because of injury. He is here for the long ride. This is where he is supposed to be. This is where he is.