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Nieto's success a positive force for ailing mother

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Rookie Matt Nieto and his mother have a tight relationship, the kind where she could tell the world on Twitter how proud she was that "my little fool" was in the NHL after his first game as a Shark. And he wasn't embarrassed.


Kings' Doughty returns to practice

LOS ANGELES -- For Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty, the bottom line is being ready by April 16, the start date for the Stanley Cup playoffs.

Doughty injured his shoulder in the first period against the San Jose Sharks on Thursday and ...