Wil Wheaton takes over LA Kings' Twitter account, wears a horse mask

Stephen Dunn

Wesley Crusher has assumed direct control.

Wil Wheaton, celebrity nerd, former cast member of Star Trek: The Next Generation, and possessor of more than two million Twitter followers, took over control of the official LA Kings Twitter account for the second period of their game against the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Oh, and he was wearing a horse mask at the time.

Amazing.

Wheaton is a long-time, vocal supporter of the LA Kings, and the Kings have the hippest and most casual Twitter account in the NHL, so this is a natural fit. So far, Wheaton has alternated between standard play-by-play stuff and more personal touches:

But of course, maybe this really IS too good to be true...

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