Found January 06, 2013 on Talk Hockey:
Early this morning, the NHL and NHLPA reached an agreement to end the NHL lockout. The new Collective Bargaining Agreement will last 10 years. Since then #GameOn has been trending on Twitter. As Claude Giroux said, "It's a beautiful day for Hockey" The details of the length and start of the season have not yet been released, but, hockey players and fans sure are excited. Here are a bunch of reactions from NHL players on the end of the NHL lockout.

Report: Giroux to be Named Captain

According to a report from Flyers' beat writer Randy Miller, you can look for Claude Giroux to be named captain before the season opener. This is a move that was desired and expected by many Flyers fans.  The naming of Giroux has captain has not yet been made official by the team, but if true, you can expect to hear the announcement in the coming days. With the lockout ending...

Proud players thrilled that hockey is back

Flyers All-Star Claude Giroux received the wakeup call he waited to hear for 113 days. Locked out for months, the NHL was indeed ready to drop the puck. ''It's a beautiful day for Hockey,'' he posted Sunday on Twitter. Call the overseas players and tell them to come on home to New Jersey and Pennsylvania and other states where the NHL only existed in the form...
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