The Chum Bucket

Tuesday Chum Bucket: Have a soda with your lockout


Plus Jamie Baker talks shortened season, Matt Irwin looks to solidify his spot in the team's opening night roster and Brad Stuart thinks the 48-game schedule helps the Sharks.

Monday Chum Bucket: McLellan's three keys for camp


Plus Sharks work on revamped PK, McLellan talks 2013 schedule and the Canucks sign Cam Barker.

Friday Chum Bucket: Niemi's new mask is awesome


Plus Thornton discusses playing in Switzerland, Sharks to open with back-to-back in Calgary then Edmonton and Ryan O'Reilly can't agree to a deal with Colorado.

Thursday Chum Bucket: Sharks might open in Calgary


Plus Brian Burke fired, owners ratify CBA and Sharks reportedly interested in re-signing Vandermeer.

Wednesday Chum Bucket: Moore's wife passes away


Plus Doug Wilson probably won't sign free agents, Sharks home opener likely to be Jan. 24 and schedule matrix for season released.

Tuesday Chum Bucket: Demers could be healthy soon


Plus McLellan talks Sharks hockey following lockout, LeBrun reports on new provisions to the CBA and Jason Arnott is skating in Texas.

Monday Chum Bucket: NHL confirms 48-game schedule


Plus Couture and Boyle look forward to the season, Sharks at 25-to-1 odds to win Cup and Tomas Holmstrom retires.

Friday Chum Bucket: CBA talks predictably go south


Plus Bettman issues another hollow ultimatum, PA set to vote again on new disclaimer deadline and how the Stars will spend their buyouts.

Thursday Chum Bucket: USA beats Canada 5-1


Plus Handzus is back in NA, two sides will likely continue negotiating after PA fails to file disclaimer and a 48-game season would involve 7 games against each divisional opponent.

Wednesday Chum Bucket: USA to face Canada in Semis


Plus league and union close gap on key issues, the NHL might have as many as 20 teams make the playoffs from now on and making the case against player participation in the Olympics.

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