Twitter Canada Previews the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs

With the #StanleyCup Playoffs now underway, Twitter Canada is sharing a preview of the 16 top teams going head-to-head to take home hockey’s ultimate prize. 

According to a recent Twitter research, 70% of Canadians agree that following sports on Twitter keeps them up-to-date with what’s happening. The same research also shows that Twitter is the #1 social media platform of choice for following sports in Canada. 


Here is how fans can get in the game by staying connected to Twitter through the #StanleyCup Playoffs. 

Team Accounts

  • Toronto Maple Leafs (@MapleLeafs)
  • Pittsburgh Penguins (@Penguins) 
  • New York Rangers (@NYRangers) 
  • Carolina Hurricanes (@Canes) 
  • Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins)

Player Accounts

  • Auston Matthews, Toronto Maple Leafs (@AM34)
  • Connor McDavid, Edmonton Oilers (@cmcdavid97)
  • Brad Marchand, Boston Bruins (@BMarch63)
  • TJ Oshie, Washington Capitals (@TJOshie77)
  • Alexander Ovechkin, Washington Capitals (@ovi8)

Aside from Matthews and McDavid, here are the NHL player accounts with the most regular season mentions amongst Canada’s five other teams.

  • Calgary Flames – Matthew Tkachuk (@TKACHUKycheese_)
  • Montréal Canadiens – Cole Caufield (@colecaufield)
  • Ottawa Senators – Brady Tkachuk (@BradyTkachuk71) 
  • Vancouver Canucks – Bo Horvat (@BoHorvat) 
  • Winnipeg Jets – Pierre-Luc Dubois (@18Dubois)

Twitter emojis – Unlock team emojis every time you Tweet official team hashtags

  • Edmonton Oilers – #LetsGoOilers
  • Montréal Canadiens – #GoHabsGo
  • Toronto Maple Leafs – #LeafsForever
  • Winnipeg Jets – #GoJetsGo

Twitter topics – Following each topic will insert news and top Tweets into your home timeline

  • Edmonton Oilers
  • Montréal Canadiens
  • Toronto Maple Leafs
  • Winnipeg Jets
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