Jacob Markstrom now has some big pads to fill after the Vancouver Canucks acquired the goaltender from the Florida Panthers in exchange for veteran Roberto Luongo.
How Markstrom, 24, performs for the Canucks remains to be seen, but if his Twitter account (@j_markstrom) is any indication, he shows promise in being as entertaining as Luongo's hugely popular feed (@Strombone1):
Flying first behind first like a boss— Jacob Markstrom (@j_markstrom) December 5, 2013
— Jacob Markstrom (@j_markstrom) October 9, 2013
Getting ready to fly back to SanAn
@wmmegan where did your eye go?February 27, 2014
There are other striking similarities between the two netminders...
Luongo volunteered a lot of time with Canuck Place; here's Markstrom dancing with a young cancer survivor on his shoulders:
Luongo danced like this:
Markstrom dances like this:
Let's hope Markstrom saves some of that fancy footwork for between the pipes.
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