12 Greatest NHL Tweets of the Year 2015

George Stroumboulopoulos sat down with Claude Giroux, Patrice Bergeron, and John Tavares about building a dynasty and how to cheat in the face off dot.

Funny and heartwarming, retaliatory and poignant, our 12 greatest NHL tweets of 2015 prove that Twitter can be used for good.

The nature of the medium is immediacy, but when gleaning the best tweets of the past 12 months, it was surprising to see how many photos and comments still hold up as we move into 2016.

Here, month by month, is the cream of the 140-character crop.

Feelings on Stephen Harper aside, the image of Connor McDavid using Bobby Orr as an autograph table is the perfect way to start….

“OK, now stand up straight, Bobby, and bring the car around, will ya?”

More: January’s Top 10 tweets

Matt Martin photo-bombing his own fan — on the dude’s birthday! — is brilliant:

More: February’s Top 10 tweets

When Jordyn Leopold stole trade deadline away from the players and brokered her dad’s trade home to Minnesota:

More: March’s Top 10 tweets

Picture a four-year-old girl waking up a little early on Easter morning, wandering into the living room and seeing this:

More: April’s Top 10 tweets

The Discovery Channel popping out of nowhere to smash on the Pittsburgh Penguins was out of this world:

More: May’s Top 10 tweets

Taylor Hall got jokes:

More: June’s Top 10 tweets

I just love the idea of two dudes vacationing in Peru and randomly running into Captain Everything:

More: July’s Top 10 tweets

Roberto Luongo, still got it:

More: August’s Top 10 tweets

Not pictured: Defenceman Jerry Naked.

More: September’s Top 10 tweets

“Hey, Brent. Would you like a paper plate for that second slice of pepperoni?”

“Nah, it’s good right here directly on this bench in the visitors’ dressing room where a bunch of sweaty athletes have previously sat. It’s staph-infection-licious.”

More: October’s Top 10 tweets

Brendan Gallagher digs into the YouTube archives to destroy former NHLer Jim Kyte:

More: November’s Top 10 tweets

When the caption improves the photograph:

More: December’s Top 10 tweets

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