Look at any major sports team’s official website and one of the first things you will find on the homepage is a series of link to their verified social media channels.
In an age where people simply cannot get enough of content on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and so forth, these brands realize the importance of having an active and relevant social presence. It isn’t just the top teams getting in on the act, either; most of the world’s leading sports personalities can be found on social media, their channels generating millions of followers worldwide.
Tucker Hockey, a hockey training school based in the Canadian city of Calgary, has put together this infographic guide to the sport’s leading social media accounts. It ranks the 10 most popular NHL teams across a variety of social media and also identified the most followed hockey players, which unsurprisingly includes top names such as Alexander Ovechkin and Evgeni Malkin. There’s also a series of popular Twitter accounts encompassing hockey news, media personalities, fantasy tips and novelty profiles.
If hockey is your thing and you also enjoy spending lots of time on Facebook, Twitter and the like, the infographic below is just for you! You may find a couple of useful accounts that had escaped your attention, while for those whose follow lists are already populated, it’s interesting to see which hockey teams and players are kings of social media. Check out the full list below.