Players react to deal on Twitter
NHL players react on Twitter to the tentative deal:
Edmonton forward Taylor Hall @hallsy04: So excited to get back to Edmonton. See you soon Oiler fans!!!!
Avalanche forward Gabriel Landeskog @GabeLandeskog92: People say it's like Christmas morning waking up today? I'd say this is a lot better. Couldn't be more excited!!
Capitals defenseman Mike Green @GreenLife52: Best day of my life! #theend
Avalanche forward Jamie McGinn @JamieMcGinn11: #GameOn can't wait to get this going
Islanders forward Michael Grabner @grabs40: Thanks to everyone who worked so hard and got this done..scramble is on now..can't wait to get to NY #letsplayhockey
Capitals forward Troy Brouwer @tbrouwer20: What a great way to wake up!
Blue Jackets center RJ Umberger @Umby18: Best wake up I have had in a long time! Thanks to everyone involved who put in the countless hours. @NHLPA
Capitals goalie Braden Holtby @Holts170: Huge thank you to all the players who put in countless hours during these negotiations!
Islanders forward Matt Moulson @MMoulson: Woke up to some great news...Big thank you to all who put in countless hours to get this thing done @NHLPA
Predators forward Mike Fisher @mikefisher1212: Thanks to all the players and staff who worked hard throughout this whole process to get a deal done!
Kings forward Dustin Brown @DustinBrown23: Finally
Blues forward TJ Oshie @OSH74: Thank you to all the hockey fans who have stayed with us and have been patient though this process. See you real soon!! #BestFansEver
Oilers defenseman Ryan Whitney @ryanwhitney6: So much nonsense during this whole mess but I must say all players are very thankful for Don Fehr and the entire NHLPA staff. #GameOn