Including #HockeyTwitter in a tweet also generates a hashtag-triggered emoji
Twitter is taking to the ice with #HockeyTwitter, a new content series and batch of features for fans of the National Hockey League.
The social network introduced #HockeyTwitter with this video featuring superfan Jay Baruchel and several NHL players.
Including #HockeyTwitter in a tweet also generates a hashtag-triggered emoji.
Finally, Twitter introduced “follow packs,” enabling fans to follow lists of NHL superstars and the sport’s top commentators with one click.
Twitter said the most-mentioned teams thus far in the 2018-19 NHL season are:
- Toronto Maple Leafs
- Pittsburgh Penguins
- Vegas Golden Knights
- Chicago Blackhawks
- Montreal Canadiens
- Buffalo Sabres
- Philadelphia Flyers
- Washington Capitals
- Boston Bruins
- New York Rangers
And the most-mentioned players are:
- Auston Matthews, Maple Leafs
- Elias Pettersson, Vancouver Canucks
- John Tavares, Maple Leafs
- Max Domi, Canadiens
- Alex Ovechkin, Capitals
- Connor McDavid, Edmonton Oilers
- Patrik Laine, Winnipeg Jets
- Mitch Marner, Maple Leafs
- Tom Wilson, Capitals
- Patrick Kane, Blackhawks