Storm slide into Christmas break in first place

Tony Saxon/Guelph Today

By Tony Saxon,

OSHAWA — They’ll take it.

Despite entering the holiday break on a two-game losing skid, the latest setback being a 5-2 loss in Oshawa Sunday night, the Guelph Storm has to be pretty thrilled with their first half of the season.

A team many felt wouldn’t make the playoffs goes into the 13-day break in first place in the Western Conference, a pretty remarkable achievement for a team that has also been missing several key players the past few weeks.

“I think they should be quite proud of the overall body of work for 28 or 29 nights out of 31. There aren’t too many things that we can be disappointed about,” said Storm coach George Burnett of the big picture.

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