It’s an infectious, excited chuckle, exuding a happiness reserved for the recounting of a truly special memory, and it escapes from Hayley Scamurra as she relives the moment a dream came true.
It was after Game 3 of the Canada-USA Rivalry Series, Scamurra recalls, that she made her way to the front of Team USA’s charter bus after she was summoned by coach Bob Corkum. She knew she had played well during the three-game exhibition, some of the best hockey of her life, each shift as if she had nothing to lose. So, as she moved along the narrow walkway towards Corkum, she was hopeful that he was about to deliver good news. And that he did. No further deliberation necessary. The staff had seen enough. Scamurra was World Championship-bound, a member of the national team on one of grandest stages...
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