Wake up Winnipeg Jets' fans! In case you weren't one of the few burning your midnight oils while rapidly refreshing Twitter (don't worry, I valued my sleep too), then you missed the NHL and NHLPA reaching a tentative agreement on a new CBA.
Although the new contract still requires ratification, it's believed that the final pen strokes will be completed within the next two weeks as both sides work furiously to complete all the necessary documentation before the agreement is made official.
Thanks to our friends at Blueshirt Banter, we are able to provide you with a breakdown of the agreed upon principles:
So there you have it, Jets' fans. NHL hockey is finally back. As for your loveable Arctic Ice Hockey gang, we have tons of post lockout coverage ready for you and will start releasing it as soon as tomorrow.
As a fan, we want to know how you're feeling today. Happy? Still frustrated? Apathetic? Hit us up in the comments section below!