Twitter festival of authors: #ShortestHockeyBooks ‘How to grow a playoff beard’ by Sidney Crosby Aaron Hutchins February 22, 2013 Follow @hutchins_aaron Twitter Facebook Google+ Share LinkedIn Reddit Email Twitter Facebook Google+ Share LinkedIn Reddit Email 0 [View the story “Twitter Festival of Authors: #ShortestHockeyBooks” on Storify] Twitter Festival of Authors: #ShortestHockeyBooks Storified by Maclean’s Magazine· Fri, Feb 22 2013 07:13:59 Always thought you could write a book about hockey but never found the time? No worries. Just try writing a short story. Twitter was full of ideas Thursday as #ShortestHockeyBooks was trending all evening. You will never find these in your local book store, but the titles alone may still be worth a read. #ShortestHockeyBooks .. "Proper Defensive Play" By The Toronto Maple Leafs. http://pic.twitter.com/LVMZCgPpKcWheeling Problems #ShortestHockeyBooks How To Win Friends and Influence People by Gary Bettman, foreword by Brendan ShanahanGeoff Crawley #shortesthockeybooks "Last Name Pronunciations" by Dustin Byfuglien, forward by Martin St. Louis @JHornbergChris Bausinger #ShortestHockeyBooks "Execution of a routine line change" by The New York Rangers http://pic.twitter.com/vgIgHTKvwxCondescending Torts #ShortestHockeyBooks Hockey by ESPNThat One Beaut #ShortestHockeyBooks "Beer Pong" by Dustin Brown http://pic.twitter.com/swVs9RawS4Because It’s The Cup #ShortestHockeyBooks "Passing" -Alexander OvechkinFilthy Dangles™ #ShortestHockeyBooks Scott Gomez "Photobook of all my best goals"Desautels Luc #ShortestHockeyBooks How to screen a goalie by Sean Avery http://pic.twitter.com/diHILNx005Hockey Girl Problems "A history of names I have pronounced correctly" by Don Cherry #shortesthockeybooksMike Obrand #ShortestHockeyBooks "Five Hole Saves" By Ilya Bryzgalov http://pic.twitter.com/fWuKs8y4baSnoek #ShortestHockeyBooks how to play goalie by Thomas Vokoun http://pic.twitter.com/XOxJxY2sjbMatt The Wit and Wisdom of Post-Game Player Interviews. #ShortestHockeyBooksMelissa Martin a guide to shooting the puck by Tomas Kaberle. #shortesthockeybooksIan C McLaren #ShortestHockeyBooks "How to Score in a Shootout" by Dennis Wideman http://pic.twitter.com/XYQxorZdvyRookieProblems Of course, there were plenty of jabs at the failed expansions in Atlanta and Phoenix. How to sell out an arena – pheonix coyotes #ShortestHockeyBooks http://pic.twitter.com/meJVWmUfp6Matt Tish "The Complete Directory of Atlanta Thrashers Fans" #ShortestHockeyBooksJ-Duds #ShortestHockeyBooks "How to have fans" by the Florida Panthers http://pic.twitter.com/v4I0P2uHptBar South Life™ But the main victim of Twitter was Sidney Crosby, especially taking a few jabs at his playoff beard. Growing Facial Hair by Sidney Crosby #shortesthockeybooksMeesh #ShortestHockeyBooks "how to grow a playoff beard" -Sidney CrosbyJulian Cafmeyer #ShortestHockeyBooks "How to Grow a Normal Mustache" by Sidney CrosbyFlyers Nation #ShortestHockeyBooks The Things I Don’t Whine About by Sidney CrosbySh*tPhillyFansSay "Fighting Tips & Tricks, By Sidney Crosby" #ShortestHockeyBooksBillyVable Twitter Facebook Google+ Share LinkedIn Reddit Email Filed under: NOTED ON TWITTER Advertisement About this author Aaron Hutchins Macleans.ca editor Aaron Hutchins writes about business, culture and the lives of Canadians. He once wrote a story about One Direction too, which makes him the resident boy band expert (reluctantly). Other articles Where everybody knows your name—because your name's Chewbacca Bitcoin: A new fixture at one Canadian university + 1 more posts this week Advertisement Post navigation Previous In Lebanon, a refugee waystation, Syria’s crisis becomes real Next Read the best we have to offer with the new Maclean’s app.