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I assume that if you’re the type who reads hockey blogs, you’ve also given Twitter a go. If you haven’t, get your s**t together and do it.

Don Cherry has, and while he’s still a sharp as he ever was, he’s definitely launched himself head-first into full old-guy-on-porch-in-a-rocking-chair-with-a-shotgun mode. Here’s what Don’s tweeting about today. Read the rest of this entry »

Pic from Philip Pritchard's Twitter, AKA @keeperofthecup

Pic from Philip Pritchard’s Twitter, AKA @keeperofthecup

You may recall that Tim Thomas opted out of visiting the White House when the Bruins won the Stanley Cup because his political views differed from that of President Obama, and it sort of served as a launching point for the Tim Thomas Is A Different Cat campaign we saw over the remainder of the year.

Well, today is the Los Angeles Kings day to visit the White House, so Dustin Penner dropped this on his Twitter feed:

SHOTS FIRED. (And that’s not a statement on US involvement overseas, you guys, calm down.)


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There are some times in sports when we simply know an athlete is on another level. Right now in the NBA, LeBron James is on another playing field. In the NHL, Sidney Crosby is pulling away from the pack. There have been times when names like Serena Williams, Tiger Woods, and Annika Sörenstam have been simply unbeatable.

That’s the Los Angeles Kings Twitter feed right now.

I follow both @theactivestick (Laura) and the @LAKings, and much to my delight, they engaged during a question/answer period last night. (Screen shot by @Vrbatim)

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The best. Try as they might, other sports’ franchises can’t hang.

For those who want to re-live that excellent Wayne’s World reference…here you go.

For those of you who haven’t heard, the real Don Cherry has a twitter account now. He calls Kathy Broderick, a producer at CBC, and she types them out and posts them. THEY’RE AMAZING, and today’s were the very best of all. ALL GOLDFISH, ALL THE TIME: Read the rest of this entry »

I have no idea why you’d take a hack at another sports league from an official team Twitter account, but apparently the Dallas Cowboys felt the need go at the NHL. I’m gonna get out of the way of this because nothing I do or say can match the calm with which the Dallas Stars Tweetist disposed of them.

Oh my. Poor Tony Romo.

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