Tuesday Chum Bucket: Jeremy Roenick still hates Patrick Marleau

  • Someone not only let Jeremy Roenick write a book but went ahead and published it. J.R.: My Life as the Most Outspoken, Fearless and Hard-Hitting Man in Hockey, which the former Sharks forward co-authored with USA Today's Kevin Allen, is in bookstores now (virtual ones, anyway, since actual bookstores no longer exist) and dedicates an entire chapter to Roenick's favorite pastime of hating Patrick Marleau. [Working the Corners]
  • Gary Bettman spoke at yesterday's Hockey Hall of Fame ceremony that honored this year's inductees, including Joe Sakic, Mats Sundin, Pavel Bure and Adam Oates. But should he have? [Puck Daddy]
  • Overheard at the HHOF ceremony. [Down Goes Brown]
  • Reasons to be optimistic about CBA negotiations despite somber news from both the league and PA over the weekend. [Backhand Shelf]
  • Will the two sides seek a federal mediator soon? [Pro Hockey Talk]