There exists the general impression that Jose Theodore lacks the intestinal fortitude to bring his talented Capitals team to the top. Perhaps the hockey public has had him wrong all along.
A longtime backup the perfect tonic in Tampa Bay? Thus is the case for Antero Niittymaki, whose pristine play between the pipes has the Lightning on a tear.
Scott Burnside gives a country-by-country preview for the men's hockey tournament at the 2006 Winter Olympics.