Originally posted on Fox - The Hockey Guy  |  Last updated 12/3/12
So some National Hockey League players will meet face-to-face with NHL owners Tuesday.Is there any hope for a new collective bargaining agreement that would end the ongoing lockout? Or will the NHL keep marching toward brand suicide?We shall see. There was a spasm of optimism in the Twitterverse Tuesday, but it faded quickly. Here is what folks were saying today:Jeremy Rutherford: “Steve Burton of @wbzsports in Boston is reporting that a deal to end the lockout could be announced soon. Burton is very tuned into Bruins.”Jesse Spector: “WBZ is a perfectly fine news source, and it is in Jeremy Jacobs’ team’s city. Full credit if they’re right, but . . . I’m also not going to get all fired up over “could.” Way too many incidents of false hope throughout this saga.”Adrian Dater: “For the record, nothing I've been told would back up WBZ story. I hope it's right, but...ain't making plane reservations to Calgary yet.”Sarah Kwak: “Asked if there was ANY MORSEL of truth to WBZ repo
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