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Why do other players call Jason Demers "Daddy"?

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A question that demands an answer.

Jason "Daddy" Demers
Jason "Daddy" Demers
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If you follow any of the San Jose Sharks players who are active on Twitter, you've probably seen something like this:

Logan Couture, Brent Burns, TJ Galiardi, and others all have a habit of referring to Jason Demers with the nickname "Daddy."

Obviously, this is very strange, and it has bothered me since I first noticed it was a thing.

Recently, I decided to try and get to the bottom of the Daddy mystery:

Back in May I started to pester Demers and other folks on Twitter, repeatedly asking them to explain the nickname:

And then, finally, I got my answer.

So now you know why Jason Demers is called "Daddy."