Chicago turned to Twitter to celebrate with their fans:
Athletes joined in on the convo:
As did celebs:
Of course, fan reactions on Twitter help tell the emotional impact of the #StanelyCup. The #MyPlayoffsMoments hashtag was used early – and often – to capture cheers, jeers and plenty of photo and videos memories.
Twitter was once again the best source for real-time reactions and game highlights. This year also marked our first Stanley Cup Final Amplify program, where followers of @NHL were treated to top-quality highlights of the best #StanleyCup moments, presented by Scotiabank (@ScotiaHockey). Check out this collection to see some of the best @NHL highlights and other videos from the series, such as this great highlight:
Here are moments that generated the biggest peaks of Twitter conversation in the series:
- End of series: @NHLBlackhawks win the #StanleyCup
- Patrick Kane (@88PKane) goal in third period of Game 6 puts Chicago up 2-0
- End of Game 1: @NHLBlackhawks defeat @TBLightning 2-1
These were the most-mentioned players on Twitter during the series.
- Corey Crawford
- Brandon Saad (@BSaad20)
- Antoine Vermette
And this data visualization below shows how fans around the world Tweeted about the Blackhawks over 590,000 times during game 6. Notice the peak as time expired:
Click on image to interact with the data viz
Twitter TV activity and reach data for the U.S. market will be available from Nielsen here tomorrow at 1 p.m. ET.
Congrats to @NHLBlackHawks for their continued greatness on the ice – and, of course, on Twitter.