The @NHL#StanleyCup Final came to an end tonight, with the @LAKings defeating the @NYRangers in a thrilling double-overtime classic. And throughout the entire series, the nail-biting competition, dramatic overtimes, clutch goals and big hits played out on the ice, and on Twitter.
While the series was won 4-1 by the @LAKings, the games were very competitive, resulting in over 2.2 million Tweets around the world containing terms related to the #StanleyCup Final during the live telecasts of each game.
The three most-tweeted about moments of the series were:
Here’s a snapshot of Tweets from throughout the #StanleyCup Final:
While the Kings won the series pretty convincingly, the roar of each team’s fan base on Twitter was very loud. Below are the most-mentioned @LAkings players on Twitter since the series began.
And here are the most-mentioned @NYRangers players on Twitter since the series began:
@NHL players turned to Twitter to congratulate the @LAKings:
And some couldn’t hide their jealousy:
Celebrities also joined the conversation:
While the drama on the ice is over for this season, there’s plenty more thrilling sports action to follow on Twitter, including the remainder of the #NBAFinals and — of course — the entire #WorldCup.