He was a junior hockey superstar – and the #1 selection in the NHL Draft.
But , his NHL dream quickly became a nightmare and he never reached the heights expected of him.
However, his impact on the world and the NHL had little to do with unfulfilled expectations.
Instead, the story of Doug Wickenheiser is a story of a proud and courageous man whose resilience in the face of public failure and grace amidst heartbreaking misfortune left a proud legacy that continues long after his tragic death.
“Doug Wickenheiser was the most courageous human being I’ve ever met.”
– Red Fisher,
Hall of Fame Montreal Gazette Columnist