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Reliving Johnny Boychuk's OT winner like you were his bro. (REAL brother, not a 'dude bro,' that is.)

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Or: Living the frustration, then elation, when your brother's team nearly squanders an OT power play before he saves the day.

JUST A HEADS UP, I'M ABOUT TO FIRE THIS PAST YOUR HEAD INTO THAT TIGHT LITTLE CORNER IF THAT'S OK. THEN WE'RE GONNA PARTY AND THE TWITTER WILL ASPLODE...
JUST A HEADS UP, I'M ABOUT TO FIRE THIS PAST YOUR HEAD INTO THAT TIGHT LITTLE CORNER IF THAT'S OK. THEN WE'RE GONNA PARTY AND THE TWITTER WILL ASPLODE...
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As hockey fans, we all do our share of shouting at the screen, venting to our significant others (who often couldn't care less), and sharing our brilliant expertise on the Internet with whichever screen name will humor us with a response.

Player's siblings, why...they're no different. They're just like us!

Fans who like to follow players, and siblings, and whoever on Twitter to get more of their personality this season have noticed, among other things, Griffin Reinhart's dry wit.

Oh, and also: The Boychuk brothers.

To follow Sam Boychuk's timeline the other night during the New York Islanders' overtime win over the Washington Capitals, which included a four-minute power play extending into OT and almost wasted by the Isles, was to live the moment both as an Isles fan and a brother of the game's hero.

Note: Some salty language follows. This is the internet.

Before the events of the night, brother Sam is pumped for this game.

The Isles blow a three-goal lead...again.

The Isles enter overtime.

The Isles power play continues, some would say lingers, in OT. Sam retweets:

With no one stepping up to put a dangerous damn shot on, Johnny Boychuk appears.

And scores.

We have proud, retweeting brothers in the house.

Safe to say, all Boychuks left happy.

Some liberties were taken with the precise timing of things, but you get the idea.