Top Player Tweets of the Week: Winter Classic
Whether the players were facing off in the event or were one of the 8.2 million viewers eagerly watching from home across North America, they all enjoyed the event and shared their excitement with hockey fans via Twitter.
The 2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic was held this past Wednesday, New Year’s Day. Whether the players were facing off in the event or were one of the 8.2 million viewers eagerly watching from home across North America, they all enjoyed the event and shared their excitement with hockey fans via Twitter.
Here are some of the best tweets from this year’s Winter Classic.
Toronto Maple Leafs and Red Wing players were connecting with fans before and after the game at the Big House
What an unbelievable experience that was out there today! #leafsnation— Tyler Bozak (@Bozie42) January 1, 2014
Winter classic! Excited to see how many Toronto fans made it to the game today#SEAofBLUE— Phil Kessel (@PKessel81) January 1, 2014
The day has arrived! Super excited for Winter Classic game at the Big House! Where are you watching the game? Stay warm!— Pavel Datsyuk (@Datsyuk13) January 1, 2014
What a barn. #winterclassic. #youhadtwopairsofglovesthiswholetime! pic.twitter.com/UiqcGdgqAJ— Frazer Mclaren (@Frazermclaren68) December 31, 2013
Thanks for the great support.The Fans were unreal. Sorry for shootout I gotta be better. Bouncing ball!:( #RedWings #2014WinterClassic— Tomas Tatar (@Trto90) January 1, 2014
Family day at the Winter Classic http://t.co/ze5uFLob6r— Joffrey Lupul (@JLupul) December 31, 2013
Unforgettable, amazing and awesome day at #thebighouse Thanks to all the fans who kept the heat up out there #winterclassic #LeafsNation— Carl Gunnarsson (@carl_gun) January 2, 2014
Because the players are some of the sport’s biggest fans, many of them tuned in from home
Feel like a kid and I'm only watching the winter classic #snowstorm #loveit— marc savard (@MSavvy91) January 1, 2014
Wow, awesome #WinterClassic. Best one yet in my opinion but I might be partial to this year's location. Great work @nbc @WinterClassic14— Ian Cole (@ICole28) January 1, 2014
Winter Classic reminds me of these days #backyardrink #SteveyYjersey pic.twitter.com/fGp8WbVZNy— Tom Wilson (@tom_wilso) January 1, 2014
And Henrik Lundqvist, who played in the 2013 Winter Classic, expressed his excitement for the upcoming NHL Stadium Series
Fun watching highlights from the #WinterClassic game at the Michigan Stadium. Makes me excited of whats ahead.. #StadiumSeries— Henrik Lundqvist (@HLundqvist30) January 2, 2014