With the NHL lockout over and a tentative agreement reached between the NHL and the players associated, Panthers and Lightning players took to the Twitter to express their relief and their readiness to get back on the ice.
George Parros, Panthers forward
Glad to have a deal done, thanks to all our fans out there who suffered through this with us... Looking forward to hitting the ice!!! George Parros (@GeorgeParros) January 6, 2013
Shawn Matthias, Panthers forward
Thought I was dreaming when I woke up! Wow what great news to start my day. So pumped to start! Shawn Matthias (@ShawnMatthias) January 6, 2013
Nathan Thompson, Lightning forward
Finally it's time! Getting the sun block out for some hockey in paradise. Thank you to all the staff and players who worked so hard through Nathan Thompson (@NateThompson44) January 6, 2013
This vigorous process.Its greatly appreciated. And apologies to all fans and others who have been effected during this lockout.lockoutover Nathan Thompson ...