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Montreal Canadiens defenseman Josh Gorges is using Twitter to organize an outdoor hockey game with fans.
The 28-year-old called on fans to join him at a neighborhood rink in Montreal on Wednesday afternoon during the Boxing Day holiday.
Gorges jokes that he may move slowly on the ice after Tuesday night's Christmas dinner.
The hockey game comes two days after the NHL lockout reached its 100th day. Hundreds of fans have responded to the invitation, saying they plan to attend.
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Saying he's "got nothing else to do." Canadiens defenseman Josh Gorges sent out a Twitter invite for an outdoor pickup hockey game and the fan turnout was fantastic.
With the NHL lockout grinding through its fourth month, Montreal Canadiens defenseman Josh Gorges looked to an unusual source to find his next hockey game: Twitter.
The 28-year-old Gorges extended an open invitation to his followers on the social network to join him at a Montreal rink Wednesday afternoon, during the Boxing Day holiday.
Fans responded in droves.
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