This week marked the beginning of the chase to the Stanley Cup. Naturally, players of teams that clinched a playoff spot have been sharing their excitement for the post-season with their fans on Twitter. Here are the top player tweets of the week.
First, the players get into the post-season spirit
I've said it before, in order to make anything a reality, u have to dream about it first. I've done that..Now lets go and play! #NYRBelieve— Henrik Lundqvist (@HLundqvist30) May 1, 2013
Last shave before playoffs, can't wait to get started! #besttimeoftheyear— Kyle Turris (@kyleturris) April 29, 2013
Playoffs already start in DC!!!love it!!!lets goooo twitter.com/ovi8/status/32…— Alex Ovechkin (@ovi8) April 28, 2013
The fans definitely help get the players geared up
Wow the Bell Center is just rocking. Can't think of a louder building I've played in for the Playoffs. #BecauseItsTheCup— Scottie Upshall (@ScottieUpshall) May 2, 2013
Got tix to gm 4 for whoever can make me the best playoff avatar. Send your pic w/ #RichiesRewards. Winning pic will go up live tonight Go NY— Brad Richards (@BRichards_1991) May 1, 2013
HC was rocking last night, thanks to all the fans who came out! Can't wait to see that same atmosphere Thursday night! #Ducksnation— Nick Bonino (@NickBonino) May 1, 2013
Cant wait to get the playoffs started tomorrow night at the Honda Center and skate out to the sea of orange towels #BecauseItsTheCup— Kyle Palmieri (@kylepalmieri) April 30, 2013
As the playoffs begin, Craig Anderson and Erik Condra remind us that players do the unthinkable to bring home the Cup
But it’s a team effort and the guys always give credit where it’s due. A few of them took to Twitter to celebrate their teammates’ performances
What a game by the boys!! Andy was a beast tonight!! #PeskySens— Robin Lehner(@RobinLehner) May 3, 2013
As always, join in on the conversation! Follow along and share your tweets using the #StanleyCup and #BecauseItsTheCup hashtags.