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After 35 years as a trainer in Guelph hockey, Rusty is calling it a day

Tony Saxon/Guelph Today

By Tony Saxon, Guelphtoday.com

For 35 years Russ Hammond has been a fixture on the local junior hockey scene, 25 years of it on the Guelph Storm bench.

But after thousands of skate sharpenings, stick trimmings, blade fixings and countless other tasks, the longtime trainer and equipment manager is officially retiring.

“Making such a decision has been very difficult and challenging from me,” the man universally known as ‘Rusty’ said.

“Looking after my owners, coaches and players needs over all these years has been fulfiling and most importantly enjoyable.”

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