NHL Lockout 2012: Latest News and Twitter Reactions to Ongoing Labor Dispute

November 3rd, 2012 by Steven Gerwel Leave a reply »
The collective bargaining agreement between NHL players and owners expired last September, resulting in the players being locked out and the upcoming season being put in jeopardy. 

Labor disputes in professional sports have been rampant in recent years—NFL players, NBA players, NFL referees. Now, the NHL is the latest to contribute to the collection of aggravating lockouts over the last two years. The fans' best interests play a secondary role behind the interests of the owners and players. 

In order to keep you up-to-date on the latest news, read on for recent Twitter reactions to the current situation in the NHL. 


After taking a two-week vacation from the negotiating table, ESPN confirmed that the two sides have resumed talks...How considerate of them. 

NHL labor talks resume after more than 2 weeks off es.pn/Wjwqqd

— ESPN NHL coverage (@ESPN_NHL) November 3, 2012 The NHL also confirmed that talks had resumed:

NHL, Players Union Resume Labor Negotiations After Two Weeks bit.ly/Vnb9KH via @newspin

— NHL News(@NHL_Watch) November ...

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