There’s a saying in journalism: you don’t pull for the team, you pull for the story.
Sometimes, more often than you think, you pull for the guy.
So it is with former Leaf John Mitchell, whose faceoff win led to the Rangers game-winning goal in Game 5 of their playoff with Washington.
You’d have to go a long way to find a kinder guy than John Mitchell, a kid from Oakville so universally liked that anyone who so much as walked by him would wish him well.
You might however find one in the ...