Twitter: What They're Saying About Oshie
Blues forward T.J. Oshie dazzled the nation when he scored four shootout goals on six tries, helping the United States to a 3-2 victory against Russia on Saturday in Sochi.
Since, Oshie has become a worldwide trending topic on Twitter and gained tens of thousands of new followers on his Twitter account (@OSH74). At approximately 9:20 a.m., Oshie had 92,000 followers on Twitter. By 1 p.m., he was at 159,000.
Blues fans, media, celebrities and even the President of the United States took to Twitter to express their excitement over Oshie's performance.. Below are some of the tweets we found.
Congrats to T.J. Oshie and the U.S. men's hockey team on a huge win! Never stop believing in miracles. #GoTeamUSA -bo— The White House (@WhiteHouse) February 15, 2014
Oooooooooooooooooshie!— Seth Meyers (@sethmeyers) February 15, 2014
Oshie in Sochi, during the shootout: pic.twitter.com/qbTx99xic7— NBC Olympics (@NBCOlympics) February 15, 2014
Who doesn't like shootouts??!! Wow. #YouJustGotOshied— Marty Turco (@mturco35) February 15, 2014
Wow!!! One of the best hockey games I've seen! I am ready to play some NHL 99 on Nintendo 64 after that! Lol! #Oshie!!— Rob Gronkowski (@RobGronkowski) February 15, 2014
I don't know if the US won or TJ Oshie won that was amazing. Great win. Strap on your boots gonna get exciting— MIKE ERUZIONE (@MERUZIONE) February 15, 2014