Bruins’ Charlie Coyle talks about his golden retrievers, finding work-life balance as a pro athlete with pets
Original Article in the Boston Globe
August 7, 2023
By Conor Ryan
“One of the most important lessons I’ve learned as a pet parent is to make the most of time spent together.”
Charlie Coyle had a dilemma on his hands last August.
With him and his then-fiancée, Danielle, set to be married in Minneapolis, he had to decide what to do with their pair of golden retrievers, Bodie and Gracie.
Flying wasn’t going to be an option for both pups. As such, the only alternative — beyond keeping them in Massachusetts for the upcoming nuptials — was a 1,400-mile drive halfway across the country.