Please put your thumbs together and lock in the most hilarious congratulations emojis for the winners of the 2018 NHL Fan Choice Awards!
With more than 500,000 total votes counted, here they are: the 10 most outstanding NHL players and team posts from the 2017-18 season, with feeds full of the most follow-worthy photos, videos, and adorable pups. (You can see all of the nominated and winning posts at NHL.com/FanChoiceAwards.)
Don't forget to follow your favorite players and the @NHL Twitter, Facebook and Instagram so you're ready for next year's Fan Choice Awards!
Top Player Tweet
To the player who dug deep and gave 110% to this post.
1. Ryan Reaves plays the joker and the Jokester
2. Marc-Edouard Vlasic's pawsome birthday
3. Jordan Eberle replies to his biggest fan: Mat Barzal
4. Taylor Hall shoots his shot - WINNER
Top Player Instagram
To the player whose Gram is one of the social highlights of the season.
1. Phil Kessel celebrates with hot dogs
2. Erik Karlsson is Princess Leia for Halloween - WINNER
3. Artemi Panarin's pup plays defense
4. P.K. Subban's family selfie
GIF of the Year
To the player who took this GIF one frame at a time
1. Dustin Byfuglien applauds the call
2. Auston Matthews rules it a good goal
3. Brett Connolly denies Evgeny Kuznetsov - WINNERS
4. David Pastrnak and Torey Krug's spinning warm-up
To the social agitator who's always looking to stir the pot.
1. Roberto Luongo
2. Matthew Tkachuk
3. Andrew Shaw
4. Brad Marchand - WINNER
Top Team Video
To the team that created a video worthy of multiple instant replays.
1. Minnesota Wild: Heroic Hockey Fights Cancer video
2. Anaheim Ducks: Kevin Bieksa goes undercover - WINNER
3. Arizona Coyotes: The Bachelor Report
4. Colorado Avalanche: Learning Swedish
To the teammates whose chemistry extends far beyond the rink.
1. Joe Thornton and Brent Burns - WINNERS
2. Matt Martin and Mitch Marner
3. Sam Reinhart and Jack Eichel
4. Jimmy Vesey, Brady Skjei and Kevin Hayes
To the dreamboat for whom the heart-eyes-emoji doesn't do justice.
1. Tyler Seguin
2. James Neal
3. Noah Hanifin
4. Brock Boeser
To the man with the most deserving man's best friend.
1. Penelope, Evander Kane's Chichuahua
2. Doug and Dozer, Ryan Johansen's bulldogs
3. Harvey and Charlie, Claude Giroux's labradoodles - WINNERS
4. Gustl, Anze Kopitar's goldendoodle
Best Goalie Mask
To the trendsetting tendy with the best paint job between the pipes.
1. Jake Allen
2. Cam Talbot
3. Corey Crawford
4. Andrei Vasilevskiy - WINNER
Best Hockey Smile
To the player who might send the tooth fairy into bankruptcy.
1. Brent Burns - WINNER
2. Drew Doughty
3. Jason Demers
4. Tyler Bertuzzi