Originally written on Days of Y'Orr  |  Last updated 10/22/14

GLENDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 16: NHL commissioner Gary Bettman speaks during a press conference before the NHL game between the Phoenix Coyotes and the Tampa Bay Lightning at Jobing.com Arena on November 16, 2009 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
  Wednesday night we heard Bettman give the shortest presser ever. It was so short you could fit his entire message in a single tweet. We all fell for the optimism. We were like: And... And then... Hell, we were so stoked by the high the NHL and NHLPA left us we even made this: (hahahaha ha ha heh eh... meh)   Boy, weren't we fools. Awful, awful fools. On Thursday, Bettman and Fehr both entered the negotiations again and **** went back to the way it was before. In short: you can say good-bye to any chance of a 2012-2013 NHL Season. More after the jump... Wednesday So things were going good on Weds. The fact that Bettman didn't want to give away what was going on was the best news the lockout had seen. The owners and players without their repsective figureheads were hammering out a deal. Sure it got heated at times, but at least they were talking and negotiating -- something the lockout hadn't seen since it b...
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