Tuesday Chum Bucket: Jason Demers and Kyle Turris are BFFs in Finland

  • Jason Demers, who's having a pretty great go of it in Finland with 21 points in 28 SM-liiga games, has formed a bond with Ottawa Senators center and locked-out Karpat teammate Kyle Turris. [The Province]
  • If you missed it, here's Nate's recap of the San Francisco Bulls' 6-4 loss to Stockton at HP Pavilion last night. [Fear The Fin]
  • And here's Kevin Kurz's recap of the game with quotes from Ryane Clowe, including Clowe's demand that Sharks prospect Mikael Tam light the lamp for San Francisco, which Tam promptly obeyed midway through the first period. [CSN Bay Area]
  • Worcester Sharks defenseman and San Jose prospect Taylor Doherty will be out for the next six weeks after slicing his Achilles tendon. [CSN Bay Area]
  • Logan Couture, along with former Sharks Daniel Winnik and Brad Boyes, will be on Team P.K. Subban at the NHLPA charity game tomorrow in Toronto. [Backhand Shelf]
  • According to one group's market research, public perception of the NHL is now less favorable than public perception of BP following the Gulf of Mexico oil spill in 2010. Yikes. [The Globe & Mail]