Alexander Ovechkin To Use Twitter During NHL All-Star Game
Washington Capitals star Alexander Ovechkin will use Twitter to document his experience at the NHL 2009 All-Star Game in Montreal.
Ovechkin is one of a growing number of athletes, such as the NBA's Shaquille O'Neal and NASCAR's Robby Gordon, who use Twitter as a means to connect with fans.
Ovechkin has already tweeted about his plans for the event, including what he may try during the Breakaway Challenge.
Lots of questions about my trick shot plans - mine's a secret. Kane has some good stuff, though
Earlier this month, the NHL confirmed that Ovechkin's Twitter account is authentic and not one of the many athlete Twitter accounts created by impostors. For instance, someone created a Wayne Gretzky Twitter account that more than 200 followers.