The sound of voices and movement around him were nothing more than background noise as Mark focused on the task ahead.
Tonight, they were facing the best team in their division. If his team wanted to make the playoffs, they had to win, and that meant keeping the score close.
He’d been through this process more times than he could count, but he still struggled to contain his excitement. His legs twitched and the pads felt light as air. He loved to compete and prove his doubters wrong.
Letting out a breath, he put his goalie mask on.