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Top 10 NHL Social Media Posts From May 2016

May has been both a busy and exciting month for the National Hockey League and its’ teams who have competed in the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs. While the NHL is down to just two teams bidding for the Stanley Cup in this year’s Finals, other clubs and players from around the league have still been entertaining us — as they take their personalities to social media.

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Here are the Top 10 Social Media Posts from around the NHL for the month of May.

10.) ESPN and longtime hockey fan Linda Cohn did an awesome video special on ‘the ageless’ Jaromir Jagr of the Florida Panthers back in January, but the video resurfaced and gained popularity recently over social media.

9.) NBC Sports had this cool photo tweeted out during the Eastern Conference Finals between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Pittsburgh Penguins.

8.) New Jersey Devils prospect John Quenneville scored a goal for the Brandon Wheat Kings that still hasn’t gotten old yet, right?


7.) One day after Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban was not selected to represent Team Canada in the World Cup Of Hockey 2016, Subban was still in good spirits and taking batting practice with Canada’s own, Toronto Blue Jays.

6.) The NFL’s San Francisco 49ers made sure to wish the Bay Area’s hockey team well, as the San Jose Sharks advanced to their first every Stanley Cup Finals appearance.

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5.) NBC Sports anchor Kathryn Tappen was impressed with how the Pittsburgh Penguins designated an area for a pregame routine.


4.) Detroit Red Wings forward Gustav Nyquist wished a certain race horse his best earlier this month…

3.) Head coach of the Tampa Bay Lightning Jon Cooper exemplified how cool Coach Coop can be, again.

2.) Pittsburgh Penguins offensive sniper Phil Kessel had an awkward, yet funny moment with NBC’s Pierre McGuire during an interview. The Penguins made sure to follow up  on the situation with some humor of their own, too.


1.) The number one spot belongs to none other then the King of Social Media for the NHL, Roberto Luongo.

Kyle McKenna covers the NHL for About.com Sports & Hooked On Hockey Magazine. He can be reached on Twitter (@KMcKenna_tLT5) or via email (mckenna.kyle91@gmail.com)

Kyle McKenna

Kyle McKenna

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Kyle McKenna is a freelancer covering the NHL for various online outlets, and is a social media specialist. McKenna has produced NHL content for sites such as about dot com & Elite Sports New York.
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