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BTN LiveBIG: Burish family supporting Badger hockey

Mark Burish may have had his doubt about being a hockey parent, but much to the benefit of University of Wisconsin athletes, he eventually warmed up to the idea. Years ago, Mark’s wife Helen (who, like her husband, is a UW graduate) called to tell him their neighbor had recommended bringing their two children, Adam and Nikki, to a local ice rink to learn to skate. To Mark, that signaled the start of a hockey parent’s life he didn’t want to lead. The sport grew on him though, and his two kids went on to be captains of NCAA championship