Wickenheiser: We are all newcomers hoping for acceptance
I could barely sleep the night before. I was so excited … and nervous. I had dreamt about this moment for what felt like a lifetime. Countless hours perfecting my moves and thousands of shots. Running dekes in my head against imaginary defenders. I had practiced and I had prepared and the time was now. I woke up before the sun that day and tried my best to eat, but couldn’t stomach much.