Blues Let Fans Ask Coach Ken Hitchcock Questions on Twitter, Things Get Crazy

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It's summer. There's no hockey anywhere, and puck fans are desperate for hockey news. So the Blues decided to do their fans a solid and hold a Q&A on Twitter allowing their fans to ask head coach Ken Hitchcock questions by using the hashtag #AskHitch.

But instead of asking about hockey, many Blues fans mostly decided to crack wise, asking "Hitch" about everything from how to get butter out of one's hair to how the appropriate number of balloons for a birthday party.

And it was great because it offered scientific evidence that non-hockey months are not good for society.

Here are some of the best "questions" Blues fans asked Hitch, starting with that one about hair care...

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Fans inquired about Hitchcock's alleged physical resemblance to other well-known figures, including children's television icons... As well as well-known serial killers, apparently... Even the Blues got in on the act. T.J. Oshie made fun of his coach's obsession with tight defense over offensive flash... And Brett Hull just wondered why nobody was talking about him... Of course, because Twitter is an open forum allowing all walks of life to chime in, so Wings fans posed a question... That same Wings guy even dissed on Imo's pizza...

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And a Blackhawks fan got access to a computer...

Click on the next page for some actual hockey knowledge tweets...

All jokes aside, there were a few real questions that the hard-working Blues social media manager managed to find amidst the rubble of internet trash-talking.

Although not unexpected, Hitchcock made a clear statement that goalie Brian Elliot will be the man the Blues will look towards to this year to take care of the net...

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Hitchcock also addressed the loss of Vladimir Sobotka, who opted to play in Russia this year over an arbitrated deal with the Blues... And Hitchcock got a chance to tell fans about his more intellectual side (he's a big-time Civil War buff)...

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And this might be a legit question, but we're not sure... Unfortunately, we're still hanging on this question, which somehow went unanswered...

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