NHL Lockout: 25 Best Player Tweets from the Lockout

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NHL Lockout: 25 Best Player Tweets from the Lockout
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Exactly one month ago, New Jersey Devils forward Krys Barch set a dizzying precedent by using Twitter as a means of weighing in on himself and his NHL peers being indefinitely locked out.

Using what must have been at least 24 individual tweets, Barch poured out a prose poem that left no relevant emotions unturned.

Before and since, handfuls of his 700-plus peers have taken the more conventional one-liner approach with their Twitter accounts. Some have gone all out for humor’s sake while others have made admirable points as to the lockout’s extensive consequences.

In alphabetical order―and with a few repeat occurrences―the NHL players who have combined for the 25 best quick hits against the impending and ongoing labor strife are as follows.

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