The fan thrill that comes with watching a Washington Capitals hockey game matches no other. The pure talent, exciting stadium, and superb management sum up what all sports teams look to achieve. The ownership uses social media as a bridge between the fans and the team, giving everyone the ability to feel as if they truly are part of the Capitals community. With over 785K Instagram followers, 755K Facebook followers, and 772K Twitter followers, the Capitals strive to keep all fans around the globe up to date on news, score, and insider information.
Being the most recent addition to the National Hockey League, most would have expected the Las Vegas Golden Knights to experience all the struggles of new teams. However, the Vegas Knights thrived in their introduction to the NHL. Populating a Facebook page of 360K, a Twitter of 445K, and an Instagram of over 650K, the Knights have extended their fanbase beyond the Vegas area. Being located in Vegas, the tourism business allows William Foley (owner of the Knights) to organize different events in order to intrigue these tourists to watch the Knights play.
The New Jersey Devils future is filled with promising young stars and a fanbase that is always supporting the team at every game. Young stars such as Jack Huges, the number one draft pick in 2019, has proven to be worth the pick. Along with the stellar future, the Devil’s organization has prioritized their communications with fans throughout the world. With over 450K Facebook followers, 738K Twitter followers, and 310K Instagram followers, the Devil’s represent what a fan community wants in an organization. The constant news updates and articles posted gives the fans insight into the team.