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 The good and bad of boredom Last call for bartenders All articles Advertisement Post navigation Previous Trudeau’s ISIS policy gets an assist from Obama—and Harper Next Read the best we have to offer with the new Maclean’s app.