Since it's my role on the radio to talk about the Internet, I tried to keep track of as many crazy reactions to the playoffs as I could. So here are a few of my favourites, because I want to celebrate just how much fun hockey fans had during the first round:
The next person to tell me the odds are against the #Habs, I will promptly break out into Phil Collins' 1984 smash hit, 'Against All Odds'.
A bit of Phoenix love, because we might as well:
BizNasty2point0 Paul Bissonnette
Actually 1 last tweet. Thanks to all the yotes fans out there cheering us on. Going to be a tough series. love the support tweets.#DoWork
PensNation_Meg Meghan Herlihy
The children were nestled all snug in their beds, with visions of Stanley Cups dancing in their heads.
SamJags Sammy Mayers
If there is anything better than overtime playoff hockey, please tell me.
(Yeah. It's when your team wins the overtime.)
remember when pricey won his first series as a rookie? :')
Lump in throat.Heart pounding. Butterflies in stomach. Must be gameday. GO HABS GO
Getting to work early so I can leave at a regular time because it's game day. #thedrivefor25isalive
EP31 Eternal Pessimist
I haven't understood the word 'calm' since April 2008......
(Neither have I!)
I think 'Haters Gonna Hate' is my Playoff phrase for 2011.
Kaberle looks lost in the playoffs, wonder why?
boring_as_heck fake ass canada pig
reason why hockey is cool # 42655 - jaroslav spacek's face
maxtheguru Max Harris
Carey Price just went inside the mind of a Greg Jennings: ''I put the team on my back!'' #Habs
kristi_lala kristi lawrence.
"Boston Police start investigation into robbery of first game of 2011 Stanley Cup playoffs. The game was believed to have been stolen by Carey Price. Accessory to the crime was believed to be one Brian Gionta. Stay tuned for updates."
Guys, Gomez is new Kovalev. We'll love him in playoffs and wonder where the heck THAT guy was during regular season. #Habs#Illtakeitanyway
DaveZeile09 David Zeile
I just jaywalked through downtown Philly traffic in order to high five a guy in a Caps jersey on the other side of the street. Solidarity.
IKyleCliffordFC K Clifford Fan Club
Charlie Sheen has tiger blood... Kyle Clifford has a tiger in his backyard that he swings around by the tail when he's bored
Les stats ne sont que des références historiques. Ce qu'a pu accomplir une équipe dans le passé n'a aucune incidence sur le futur.
AndrewBHDL Andrew Bernier
Duncs is going Inigo Montoya on Torres tonight. Guaranteed. "Hello! My name is Duncan Keith! You injured my partner! Prepare to die!"
wraparoundcurl Wrap Around Curl
I love Vancouver/Chicago games. It's like watching a couple loudly break up in public.
MARKOV_HABFAN79 Stephanie Rossi
T-minus 42 (long) minutes for Habs n Bos Game 6 nail bitting,colored words,drinking,shot nerves,heartattacks n launching stuff at TV. #habs
Tums, check. Pepcid AC, check. Gravol, check. Suicide prevention hotline #, check. Ok, ready for the #Canucks game.
Dingwell Robin Dingwell
It's official, when Ryan White has skates on, "giving a fuck" is not in his dictionary ... #habs #nhl #bruins
DownGoesBrown Down Goes Brown
I would marry a man made out of the first round of the 2011 NHL playoffs.
I don't mean to name favourites but I really, really liked these:
ekoreen Eric Koreen
OH MY GOD SPORTS CALM DOWN.
thekidcanada Kid Canada
HOW DARE PEOPLE ON TWITTER SUPPORT A DIFFERENT PROFESSIONAL SPORTS TEAM FROM THE PROFESSIONAL SPORTS TEAM THAT I SUPPORT