Training camp is, by design, a time for optimism. Your team is tied for first place, those imports look oh-so-tantalizing, one or two of the rookies turn heads in a 10 a.m. scrimmage, how did they get that guy in...
Tony Saxon is the Guelph Mercury's beat writer covering the Guelph Storm. Tony has been a print journalist for almost 20 years and last year his hockey writing landed him a nomination for a 2006 Ontario Newspaper Association award for sportswriting. Tony can be reached at