Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Hockey Twitter Accounts To Follow For NHL Trade Deadline

We're less than a week away from the 2010-11 NHL Trade Deadline (although you might have thought it was last Friday based on how hectic it got). If you're a hockey nut like myself then you'll want to know about a trade or waiver move the instant it happens.

The best way to do that is to set up a Twitter account and follow the people who have a history of reporting accurate hockey news and trades as fast as possible, without wasting your time with bogus rumors.

If you "follow" the right people you can get a lot of useful information (ie. trades, signings, waiver claims, injuries) before they are reported on any of the major media outlets or websites.

Many of the major hockey sources now have twitter accounts that are updated regularly and often the updates are just seconds after news is confirmed. I have another list of "Must Follow People On Twitter," but this list has been edited slightly for the best coverage for deadline day. I have removed most players from the below list.

If nothing else, sign up for it and give it a try, it only takes a few minutes. I've put together a comprehensive list of hockey websites, beat writers, players, agents and bloggers that have the best information (in my opinion) and update their pages with mostly hockey information.

The list below is in no real particular order. To follow these people, just go to Twitter and in your internet browser address bar put the name below after the "/". For example, my Twitter account name is "PuckCentral", so my Twitter account url looks like this in the url bar: http://twitter.com/PuckCentral

The entire list is after the page break


PuckCentral
kuklaskorner
tsnbobmckenzie
DarrenDreger
mirtle
wyshynski
dchesnokov
RealKyper (Nick Kypreos)
Real_ESPNLeBrun
CraigCustance
kausatoday
Proteautype
GMMikeGillis
Russostrib
CapGeek
NHL
NYP_Brooksie
ESPN_Burnside
Jay_Grossman
TSNjamesduthie
SteveZipay
AGrossRecord
JimCerny
ChrisBottaNHL
walsha
benhankinson
NYDNRangers
KevinWeekes
SpectorsHockey
Rossi_on_Pens
BenThrashers
OnFrozenBlog
StanFischler
rangersreport
DobberHockey
MattBarnabyESPN
morrisonHNIC
SNYRangersBlog
JapersRink
OilersNation
HockeysFuture
CanesCountry
TheFourthPeriod
DefendingBigD
Buccigross
TheHockeyNews
FrozenNotes
illegalcurve
htmbigcountry
andystrickland
Pokecheck
globehockey
canescorner
hockeywildernes
aportzline
darenmillard
nucksmisconduct
BlueJacketsBuzz
mlse
Sean_Leahy
predsontheglass
insidehockey
habsinsideout1
TGfireandice
MichelleKenneth
philabright
Steve_Dangle
Forechecker
EricEngels
EJHradek_ESPN
MurphysLaw74
DNFlyers
nateewell
bmcnally14
ajcthrashers
GlobeKPD
AnthonySan37
DownGoesBrown
hockeylogic (Tom Chorske)
TheConfluence
drosennhl
DaveLozo
sroarke_nhl
ChiBlackhawks
HackswithHaggs
jtbourne
dstaples
NHLdilo
NHLschuylerb
sbaicker
helenenothelen
JonathanWillis
HabsBlogger
GenePrincipe
ice_chip
eduhatschek
TSNRyanRishaug
ToddNHL
NortonSports
emcerlain
ChrisKuc
adamjahns
TimSassone
adater
dantencer
JasonGregor
katiestrangnyi
HockeyScanner
SunGarrioch
ian_mendes
jimgintonio
jonjordan
jonas640


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