They say that there is no such thing as bad publicity. Allegedly. The advent of a social media revolution means that celebrities and athletes are more accessible now than ever before.
For everyone of us that wants to see what our favorite player, singer or actress is up to, there is no better way than to just turn on your laptop or go searching through your phone. (Author's note: To all you young spark plugs out there, please don't do this while you are driving! You're better than that!)
While hockey may have the most humble athletes of all the major sports leagues in North America, some of these guys do enjoy the spotlight their celebrity brings. The 24-hour news culture that we live in means that the anonymity that they may have enjoyed in the past is disappearing faster than free-agent defensemen on Ken Holland's wish list.
Some players and personalities take every advantage of when the camera or microphone is on and remind us that even in the relatively humble world of the NHL, there are indeed some larger-than-life egos that are out there.
While the coolest game on earth (yeah, I brought that one back) is played on the ice from October to June, some of our favorite NHL personalities are dialed in all year round. For a look at 50 of the most attention-seeking hockey players, past and present, click that button below. Do it, and as always, enjoy now!