Alex Killorn is going viral on Hockey Twitter for a video he published on his Twitter and YouTube accounts.
Set to the Boys Are Back In Town by Thin Lizzy, Killorn finds his teammates doing odd jobs around Tampa Bay.
“The moment @NHL says you can skate again! #boltsflytogether #directorialdebut #breakoutinfluenceroftheyear,” Killorn tweeted.
The video starts showing Steven Stamkos lounging poolside at his mansion. “Hey, Stammer. You ready to play some hockey?” Killorn asks.
The two then set off in their jet skis and pick up their teammates across town. Andrei Vasilevskiy is caught doing arm curls, Anthony Cirelli has a new job as a waiter, Mikhail Sergachev is walking his cat, Braydon Coburn is chopping wood, and Erik Cernak is playing street hockey. (Yes, Cernak is the same player that Tom Wilson punched a tooth out off his mouth and Coburn is the same player Tom Wilson beat up in Game Seven of the 2018 Eastern Conference Final. These are important details.)
Eventually, the players arrive outside of Amalie Arena. BOLTS ARE BACK, says the video, *IN SMALL GROUPS*
The video is somewhat ironic considering the Tampa Bay Lightning were one of two teams to vote against the NHL’s 24-team playoff.
“They didn’t feel it was fair that certain teams that probably wouldn’t have made the playoffs would have a chance to make the playoffs in a best-of-five series,” Killorn said to The Athletic. “My team also felt it was unfair that the teams with a bye would not be as well prepared for a playoff series as the teams that had already basically played a playoff series to get into the playoffs.
“As the PA rep, I have a duty to represent the voice of my entire team,” he added. “I don’t want people to think we don’t want to play. Everyone on our team wants to play. In saying that, we are fine with the vote the PA took and we are ready with it going forward.”
Now, this video got me thinking. Do you know who else use to play around with quadcopters? Former Capital Brooks Laich!
If Killorn is following Laich’s career arc, he will soon be out of the NHL, living alone in the woods of Idaho, and posting thirst traps on social media.
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THIRST TRAP! I just heard that term a few weeks ago, and our @howmenthinkpodcast producer @torrbelle challenged me do my best “thirst trap” photo for this weeks episode! So here’s 3 ridiculous shots for you to choose from 🤦♂️. Tell me which one is your favorite (photo 1, 2, or 3) and what the “thirst trap” caption should be. Just completely over the top and ridiculous, but who gives a damn! Best part was watching @hebercannon die laughing behind the lens. So here you go internet, feast your eyes on this senseless carousel! And make sure you check out today’s episode of @howmenthinkpodcast as we have 2 thirst trap veterans in @_paige.renee and @harryjowsey on the show, and they give you the do’s and don’ts of “thirst trapping”! By far our funniest episode yet, we had a blast goofing off for an hour! Click the link in my bio to tune in! 🤣😎💦🤦♂️
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My fingers are crossed for him.
— Alex Killorn (@Akillorn19) May 28, 2020
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