Beginning on September 1, 2011, we will announce one Social Media Fan of the Day everyday on Twitter via @canadiensMTL, the official Twitter account of the Montreal Canadiens. The winner will receive a $10 gift certificate to any Habs Zone location and we’ll post his or her profile on canadiens.com. Oh, and don’t forget to tell your friends – it’s in your best interests!

Gary Almeida (Sept. 17, 2011)

Saturday, 17.09.2011 / 12:01 AM
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Social Media of the Day - September 2011
Gary Almeida (Sept. 17, 2011)

Age: 24
Twitter Handle: @SirGaryThomas

How do you show your passion for the Canadiens through social media?


I make my passion for the Habs heard pretty loud through social media, because it's just about the only thing I talk about. My twitter account is used 90% of the time for hockey related activity and that involves obviously (and mostly) les Canadiens!

My Facebook profile banner is dedicated to the Canadiens, and every time a game is played or news breaks I always post it to my wall

I’ve also posted one of my favorite new things on Facebook: having a Montreal Canadiens XBOX 360. Yeah, that's right, I got myself a skin that looks like a Canadiens jersey and now that’s what’s on my XBOX 360.

On Youtube, I’ve made two Canadiens videos – one for the NHL and one for former Canadien Alex Kovalev as well.

I think I can say Canadiens and Social Media go VERY WELL together in my life.

I’m also a proud and active member on hfboards.com where I spend 100% of my time on the Montreal Canadiens board, talking about les Canadiens. Gary320 is my username there.