Here are a sampling of the responses we received from our Facebook fans:
Sarah Golueke: We would have been ordering a pizza, and watching a game on TV together as a family.
Earl Shiflett: I had tickets and I was refunded for the cancellation, Never again NHL.
Michael DiGiacomo: Driving up to Boston to see my Devils take on the Bruins. This is BS! sucks big time.
Thomas Mason: Nothing...its the first night of the season. I work from 12-8 pm and then going to goodlife fitness for a workout. I have a life outside NHL hockey.
Donny Bush: i would be going to watch the leafs beat the Habs in maple leafs sq
Jason Rae: Had planned on watching the season opener,now,not sure. Likely try to find some jr. hockey to watch,or some wet paint thats drying.
Stewart Robertson: I was going to watch hockey on TV and drink some rum. Now I guess its just the rum.
Mattie Edwards: i'm putting on my NHL jersey tomorrow for I wishing to see the games. and my time was going to be in front TV to injoy a preseason game.
Gerald D Chornoby: Watch hockey and have a few cold ones like all Canadians do!
Jill Montgomery: I guess I will have to put my Leafs jersey and watch the baseball playoffs, this is just sad. It is only money after all. People live without it everyday.
Derek Labbee: I would've taken my family to a sens game but I guess my one night out there will be an extra mortgage payment this month.