Normally, he is very well received by NHL fans. Last night, however, he wrote a series of tweets that angered followers who saw them. These tweets discussed his player salary and his feelings about it.
Here’s a sample:
“If you lost 18 percent of your income, would you be happy? I can honestly say that I am more stressed about money now than when I was in college.”
“I can’t explain it, and I never thought it would be the case, but it is true. Money in no way makes you more happy or makes life much easier.”
In a time when the economy is on shaky ground and recovering slowly, Ellis’s tweets did not go over too well. Within a short time, many Twitter users began a trending topic called “Dan Ellis Problems." The tweets under this topic were made up of users mocking what Ellis had written and sarcastically talki...
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