That's kind of foolish. Once this next CBA is up there will be another lockout it's what the PA wants. There isn't any debating it, cause it's going to happen.
If the NHLPA wanted a work stoppage, they could strike. Lockout is, by definition, owners locking the players out.
Disclaimer: I do not wish to start any discussion of whose fault it was/is/will be. Just a word usage note.