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NHL players react with excitement to lockout ending

Drop the puck! That's the sentiment among NHL players following the long-awaited news that the NHL and NHLPA have tentatively agreed on a new CBA. Just moments after the news broke, NHL players in North America and overseas flocked to Twitter to comment on the return of their game.

Tentative CBA was reached in early hours of Sunday morning

Pittsburgh Penguins hockey players, from left, Pascal Dupuis, captain Sidney Crosby, Ben Lovejoy and Tyler Kennedy will be getting ready for game shape in the next week or two. (Keith Srakocic/Associated Press)