Although he only appeared in 17 games for the Detroit Red Wings this season, defenseman Mike Commodore provided fans with a lot of entertainment during his time with the team. The entertainment came via his Twitter account, @commie22, where he interacted with fans, tweeted quite a few hilarious things and even got Pavel Datsyuk and Tomas Holmstrom to answer questions from the masses.
In true Commodore fashion, he took to Twitter on Monday after being traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning to thank Red Wings fans and wish the team good luck going forward.
Thanks for all the tweet folks. I appreciate it. Unexpected busy day. Although my time in the D was short I really did have a great time..— Mike Commodore (@commie22) February 27, 2012
I really enjoyed the city of Detroit, and met a lot of great people around town. I really can't say enough about the players in that..— Mike Commodore (@commie22) February 27, 2012
locker room. Great guys and a lot of great people in the organization that I will miss. I wish then nothing but the best.— Mike Commodore (@commie22) February 27, 2012
But its time to move on. Super excited to get to Tampa and get things rolling in the state of Florida. What's that line from #Slapshot?— Mike Commodore (@commie22) February 27, 2012
I don't usually continue to follow athletes after they have left a Detroit team, but I think Commodore will be an exception. He may be with the Lightning now, but I'm sure he will still be an entertaining follow. I just hope he doesn't stop chirping at Red Wings forward Cory Emmerton (@cemmer48) now that he's with a different team.