One of the best times of the year is coming up for Canadian hockey fans. Some would say it’s even better than Christmas.
Given how much attention will be focused upon talented teenagers over the next month or so, it’s time for many hockey fans to step into their generation. Of course, Twitter is what keeps a teenager’s world alive.
What follows is a directory of Twitter accounts for many people involved with the World Juniors. From players to writers, loads of info and opinions can be accessed by simply clicking the links on this page.
The Hockey Writers’ World Juniors Team
David O’Connor (@DavidSOConnor)
Chris Ralph (@ChrisRalphTHW)
Jordan Binnington (@binnnasty)
Laurent Brossoit (@LBrossoit)
Malcolm Subban (@SubbZero30)
Frank Corrado (@frankcorrado22)
Mathew Dumba (No Twitter Located)
Dougie Hamilton (No Twitter Located)
Scott Harrington (No Twitter Located)
Ryan Murphy (@ryanmurphy24)
Xavier Ouellet (No Twitter Located)
Adam Pelech (No Twitter Located)
Derrick Pouliot (@dpouliot51)
Griffin Reinhart (@GriffinReinhart)
Morgan Rielly (@mriles4)
Ryan Sproul (@Sproully93)
Francis Beauvillier (@FrankBeauvi22)
Anthony Camara (No Twitter Located)
Daniel Catenacci (@DanCatenacci)
Phillip Danault (No Twitter Located)
Jonathan Drouin (@jodrouin27)
Jonathan Huberdeau (@JonnyHuby11)
Charles Hudon (@KidHud_10)
Boone Jenner (No Twitter Located)
J.C. Lipon (No Twitter Located)
Nathan MacKinnon (@Mackinnon9)
Mark McNeill (@McNeill9)
Sean Monahan (@Monahan20)
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (@RNH_93)
Ty Rattie (@TyRattie8)
Brett Ritchie (@britch20)
Mark Scheifele (No Twitter Located)
Hunter Shinkaruk (@H_S_9)
Colton Sissons (@colton_es15)
Ryan Strome (@strome18)
Tom Wilson (@tom_wilso)
Sunaya Sapurji (@sunayas)
Neate Sager (@neatebuzzthenet)
Patrick King (@SNPatrickKing)
Mike Morreale (@mike_morreale)
The list above will be added and subtracted from as “World Junior Season” goes on. As for player additions, those who make the final roster can expect a nice upwards bump in regards to their Twitter following.
Social media is a powerful tool these days. Might as well use it.
David O’Connor is a managing editor with the Sunbelt Hockey Journal. His writing has been on the Los Angeles Times’ website, among other places. O’Connor also does some scouting work for the local Junior B hockey club. Please feel free to contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.