Wednesday Chum Bucket: PA moves toward NHL

  • This morning's round of CBA negotiations are already done as Don Fehr and the players' association presented ownership with a proposal that documents their revenue demands as a percentage of HRR rather than hard money, as they had done previously. By Fehr's estimation, the sides are $189 million apart over five years, which is still less than half what they've lost already during this lockout. Gary Bettman is expected to address the media within the hour. [Pro Hockey Talk]
  • A roundup of Sharks trade and signing rumors from this offseason. [The Hockey News]
  • Is it time to kill guaranteed contracts for players? [Winging It In Motown]
  • The Bulls have won back-to-back games after taking down the Bakersfield Condors, 4-2, last night. [SF Bulls]
  • Do certain coaches have patterns in how they deploy their players? [NHL Numbers]
  • Your decisions are bad and you should feel bad of the day: Sidney Crosby attends a Justin Bieber concert. [Backhand Shelf]