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Blackhawks' Toews gets Twitter account

Chicago captain joins hours before Stadium Series game

by NHL.com @nhl / NHL.com

Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews joined Twitter on Sunday and the team confirmed his identity.

"Better late than never eh Twitter? Got some catching up to do!" was Toews' first post on @JonathanToews at 10:42 a.m.

Tweet from @NHLBlackhawks: It's official: The Original Canadian Dream is on Twitter! #OCaptain https://t.co/xzI2URjj6v

The center, who had nearly 54,000 followers by 3 p.m. ET, also tweeted about the 2016 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series game against the Minnesota Wild (3:30 p.m. ET; NBC, SN, TVA Sports).

Tweet from @JonathanToews: Big game in Minne today, let's hear it during the anthem Hawks fans!

Toews, who has won the Stanley Cup three times in the past six seasons with the Blackhawks, isn't Twitter verified yet and follows 26 accounts of former and current teammates.

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