#NHLFaceOff: the puck drops as the @NHL season begins

Tuesday, 6 October 2015

Tonight, the puck drops on the @NHL 2015-16 season, and once again Twitter is your source for all the action on and off the ice.

Tips for following @NHL action

Join the convo on Twitter by following @NHL and #NHLFaceOff. To jumpstart the excitement beginning today and over the next week, seven different hockey-themed Twitter emojis will appear in your Tweets when you use #NHLFaceOff.

#NHLFaceOff: the puck drops as the @NHL season begins

Teams across the US and Canada are looking to dethrone the @NHLBlackHawks as #StanleyCup champions this season. You can find and follow all 30 teams here. Following the Twitter handle of your favorite team is another great way to get the latest up-to-the-minute news, highlights, and inside information you won’t find anywhere else.

What if this season’s division winners were determined by popularity on Twitter? This graphic picks a winner for each division based on mentions of teams, alongside keywords related to “winning” during the month of September.

#NHLFaceOff: the puck drops as the @NHL season begins

Many of the @NHL’s top stars are on Twitter as well, sharing personal accounts of the action, intensity, and fun that comes with professional hockey. Find and follow NHL players here.

Follow @NHL official broadcasters 

In Canada, Rogers Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) is where you’ll find the most NHL action. Follow them for photos, video, and analysis of your favourite @NHL players and teams.


In the US, NBC is your home for live hockey. Follow @NHLonNBCSports and @NBCSports to stay connected to the hockey action.

To take home the #StanleyCup, it will take a successful season plus 16 additional wins. From opening night through the last game of the finals, Twitter is your best way to follow @NHL online to complement the action on the ice. And just yesterday we introduced Moments, an easy way to experience the best of Twitter. Look out for NHL-related Moments all season long. Check out this moment below on teams training for the season: