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How Social Networking Helped a Player Pick His Number

There’s a sweater number debate in Carolina that got solved by Twitter.  It’s not as exciting as the Mike Commodore situation in Detroit, but it’s still pretty neat. 

Tim Brent (@Brenter37), who signed with the Hurricanes on July 1, had a dilemma on his hands, and he turned to Twitter to get it resolved.  He’s always loved the number 8 and he always wore that as a kid, but has never been able to wear it in the NHL.  In Carolina, he finally has an opportunity, but he thought that 37 was pretty good to him.  He left it up to the twitterverse, and the end result is that he’s going with 37.

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