Getting checked? So 2009. Checking in? So cool.

Today, the NHL becomes the first professional sports league “with a full-time, dedicated presence on Foursquare.” Fans attending the NHL Face-Off festival in Toronto can check in.

According to a release, “tips and clues available on the Foursquare mobile application will provide ‘insider’ information to fans, and will also point them to secret locations in Dundas Square where NHL representatives will give away prizes such as free subscriptions to NHL GameCenter LIVE.”

But are hockey fans social media mavens? Read more