As Twitter has become a social networking phenomenon, many professional athletes have begun tweeting.
Sports stars are able to communicate with fans, provide updates on their personal lives, and express themselves in 140 characters or less.
While athletes from the NBA and NFL have garnered a great deal of media interest for controversial and insightful tweets, NHL players have begun using Twitter increasingly in the last year. While there are over 50 past and present NHLers using Twitter, some are a cut above the rest.
So without further ado, here are the top 10 NHL players you should be following on Twitter.