Monday Chum Bucket: Clowe trade watch continues

Your daily assortment of links to news and analysis from around the hockey world.

  • The Ryane Clowe Trade Watch(e) continues after the Sharks forward was obviously not traded yesterday despite reports indicating that was a possibility. For his part, Todd McLellan doesn't believe the swirling rumors have been a distraction. [Working the Corners]
  • A Clowe deal could happen today with the likes of the Flyers (yes, really) and Wild entering the fray as teams who have inquired about his services. [LeBrun]
  • Hey Doug Wilson, are the Sharks buyers or sellers at the trade deadline? "We're both. Are we going to give up first- or second-round picks in a draft that's viewed as very strong? The answer is no. This is the time that we're going to replenish in a very strong draft year." [Mercury News]
  • It's official: the Sharks recalled Worcester defenseman and former Jr. Shark Matt Tennyson in light of Jason Demers' recent injury. [San Jose Sharks]
  • McLellan was coy when asked if Tennyson's call-up means Brent Burns will be going back to forward but the odds are likely good that will happen. [CSN Bay Area]
  • Video: Tennyson on growing up in the Midwest before moving to Pleasanton and what he plans to bring to the Sharks lineup should he draw in. [CSN Bay Area]
  • Breaking down Jamie Benn's month-long goal drought, which ended against the Los Angeles Kings last night. [Defending Big D]