WATCH: NHL players react to (not-so) mean tweets

Maybe it's time to stop calling Jonathan Toews "Captain Serious".
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Twitter has become a great medium through which to talk about a favorite athlete or celebrity, and many Twitter users use the social media outlet to comment on some of their favorite (or not-so-favorite) players.

But NHLers are on Twitter too and can see some of the things people say about them. Even if players aren't inclined to searching their mentions on the social network, the NHL video staff decided to bring some tweets to certain players' attention in this hilarious “Not So Mean Tweets” video.

We can learn a lot from players' responses here. For example, Tyler Seguin has no idea what a “spirit animal” is, and Captain Serious doesn't seem to think he's very serious at all. 

And for anyone who thinks hockey noses are too misshapen, bring it up with Evgeni Malkin. He loves his unique nose. 

We can't wait for episode two of this great series. Start composing more tweets today! 

(h/t NHL)

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