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Fans react to NHL's off-Broadway drama

Hockey fans experienced a roller-coaster ride of emotions as NHL labour negotiations hit their latest roadblock Thursday. From pessimism to surprise and cautious optimism, then confusion, frustration and anger, fans took to Twitter to express their thoughts as the day unfolded.
Donald Fehr, executive director for the NHLPA, is surrounded by hockey players as he speaks to reporters on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 in New York. Following the press conferences by Fehr and NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, fans responded to the day's events on Twitter. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)