In 2016, the London Knights (@GoLondonKnights) took home the hardware. With the Knights having been knocked out early, there will be no repeat as four team go head-to-head in the four team tournament including the host squad, the Windsor Spitfires (@SpitsHockey).
Here are the 2017 #MCMemorialCup finalists, ranked by number of Twitter followers:
Of the four teams, the Otters also had the most postseason mentions with 1.2x more mentions than the Thunderbirds, 2.7x more mentions than the Sea Dogs and 5.1x more mentions than the Spitfires. We’ll see if the Otters’ success on Twitter translates to success on the ice during their quest for the Cup.
In terms of individual players, Mike McLeod of the (now eliminated) Mississauga Steelheads is the most mentioned player of the #CHLPlayoffs thus far with several Otters trailing closer behind in terms of conversation.
Here is a list of the five most mentioned players of the #CHLPlayoffs.
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