Hockey / Sports

Joe Thornton sets the tone for Sharks

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Like any good Canadian kids, the Thornton boys covered their rooms with posters of hockey gods. Their household decor included Mario Lemieux, Steve Yzerman and Pat LaFontaine.

The Great One, meanwhile, merited more than a ...

Henrik Lundqvist is Mr. Reliable for Rangers

GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist admitted he needed a major refresher earlier this season. Considered among the top goalies in the NHL, the 32-year-old Lundqvist wasn't living up to that billing during a frustrating ...

Coach Sutter has helped keep Kings focused

Change or end up in a culvert: NHL style.

Kings Coach Darryl Sutter was talking recently about the challenges of his profession, the changing nature of hockey, and put as fine a point on it as possible.

He has coached 1,039 regular-season games,...

Flyers must turn to backup goalie Ray Emery

The Flyers, their No. 1 goalie injured and unable to play in Game 1 on Thursday against the New York Rangers, put on a brave face.

Steve Mason, injured during a collision Saturday in Pittsburgh, is out. Backup Ray Emery is in.

"I don't think our...

Ducks' Perry and Getzlaf form a Dynamic Duo

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The two are very different, even when it seems as if they've always been tied together.

One naturally prefers to shy away from the limelight, the other has always comfortably existed in it. One has his roots in the province of ...