“My mom, Crystal, is a hard-working lady to say the least.
During the work week, she serves as a lieutenant firefighter. She works day in and out to both serve her community and me. She is a big reason I got into the game of hockey as she was a team ‘cheerleader’ or on the hometown hockey promo team. Nowadays she cheers me on up in the stands, occasionally flinching when I go to check a bigger guy!
I couldn’t ask for a better mom to be my biggest support system. She has taught me to never give up and show anyone that if you work for your spot, you belong there. She had to fight for her spot as a firefighter as a female and I had to do the same with my hockey team. Through her motivation, I made it and to this day I do believe that is why I am successful.
Thank you to the best mom ever!” – Mackenzie Elliott #WHLAmbassador