NHL Lockout 2012: Latest Twitter Buzz Surrounding Work Stoppage

November 16th, 2012 by Alex Ballentine Leave a reply »
The NHL lockout doesn't appear to be ending anytime soon.

With both the owners and the players far away from any sort of resolution, the possibility of a cancelled season looms large in the minds of hockey fans.

Fortunately, social media serves as the great psychiatrist. Always ready to hear the rants and gripes of fans, Twitter is the sounding board for angry fans and the best place to see updates on negotiations. Unfortunately, there are a lot more complaints than updates on actual negotiations.

Here's the best of Twitter on the lockout.

Katie Strang of ESPN reports that NHL commissioner Gary Bettman has proposed a two-week moratorium on negotiations.

#CBA Bettman proposes two-week "moratorium" -- ESPN -- espn.go.com/nhl/story/_/id…

— Katie Strang (@KatieStrangESPN) November 16, 2012  

CBS Sports reports that if the NHL lockout forces the league to cancel the entire season, Teemu Selanne is likely to retire.

if the season is lost, Teemu Selanne says he would 'probably' retire. That would not be good. No good at all.cbsprt.co/ZXVxgf

— Eye on Hockey (@EyeOnH ...

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