Found December 17, 2012 on Larry Brown Sports:
Toronto Maple Leafs winger Joffrey Lupul vented his frustration over Twitter on Sunday after being denied reservations at a Toronto restaurant because of the NHL lockout. Lupul was apparently trying to dine at Real Sports, which the National Post describes as a “popular team-created establishment next to the Air Canada Centre.” The restaurant is owned by Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, which runs the Leafs. .@realsports is not allowed to take reservations from Leafs players during the lockout but will continue selling our jerseys for $300 a pop— Joffrey Lupul (@JLupul) December 16, 2012 The NHL players are not allowed to associate with their teams during the lockout, and apparently that ban extends to team-owned restaurants. An understandably frustrated Lupul deleted that tweet and wrote this follow-up message: In hindsight twitter was probably not the right place to voice my displeasure w @realsports. That’s not why I use twitter. Was just rattled — Joffrey Lupul (@JLupul) D...
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Maple Leafs player Joffrey Lupul wanted to dine at a restaurant located next to Toronto's Air Canada Centre but was denied a reservation due to the lockout.

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.@realsports is not allowed to take reservations from Leafs players during the lockout but will continue selling our jerseys for $300 a pop — Joffrey Lupul (@JLupul) December 16, 2012 Real Sports Bar & Grill is owned by MLSE (Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd) added 6:03pm,   In hindsight twitter was probably not the right place to voice my displeasure...
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