Here’s a quick whip-around of how twitter reacted to the Nashville Predators winning the Western Conference Finals last night.
Let’s start with a joke.
Ryan Suter, Seth Jones, and Shea Weber all walk into a bar.— Stanley Cup (@LordStanIey) May 23, 2017
To watch the Nashville Predators play in the Stanley Cup Final.
That was low... don’t talk about Jonesy like that.
There were a plethora of these Arvidsson scar photoshop jobs, but this was my favorite.
History is made in Nashville, the Predators to the Cup Finals, MY GOODNESS! pic.twitter.com/BqxbOu2Qfv— Doc Emrick (@DocInRealLife) May 23, 2017
Meanwhile, local media of all flavors reacted appropriately:
This category is called “J.R.”:
i can honestly say i never thought i'd see it. i mean, an entire playoffs without the ducks losing a game 7 at home???— J.R. Lind (@jrlind) May 23, 2017
...ok now it's setting in— J.R. Lind (@jrlind) May 23, 2017
Ask me in two weeks. Experiences totally different, though. This one is much more communal https://t.co/5YsqYhQ8yA— J.R. Lind (@jrlind) May 23, 2017
Some pundits from across the sporting world, NHL and non-NHL:
Bucket list item: attend a Predators playoff home game.— Field Yates (@FieldYates) May 23, 2017
Disagree with Preds not touching the Clarence Campbell Bowl. I would have raised it and walked it right to Tootsie's. Embrace the moment!— Pierre LeBrun (@PierreVLeBrun) May 23, 2017
#Preds in Cup Final is big statement for small, non-traditional hockey markets. Players like Radulov & Vesey could have been a part of this.— Pete Jensen (@NHLJensen) May 23, 2017
EMPTYYYY NET— Tony X. (@soIoucity) May 23, 2017
ITS ALL YOUR FAULT
ITS ALL YOUR FAULT
ITS ALL YOUR FAULT
And finally, our favorite follows:
At long last, the Preds will be able to raise a banner to the rafters at Bridgestone Arena. Incredible.— Dirk Hoag (@Forechecker) May 23, 2017
WE ARE GOING TO THE STANLEY CUP FINALS— Lady Preds (@Lady_Preds) May 23, 2017
Roman Josi on what he said to @RyanJohansen19 on the ice: "I told him I love him."— Robby Stanley (@RStanleyNHL) May 23, 2017
now is where i go track down those people who said bad things about rinne over this series and pelt them with eggs— Van Riemsbyrt (@trevor_0) May 23, 2017
Just 18 min of penalty kill stands between the Preds and a trip to the Final— JZ (@notjasonzito) May 23, 2017
We got a banner.— Dan D Bradley (@DanDBradley) May 23, 2017
Good things do happen in this world.— Jon Garcia (@JGarcia36) May 23, 2017
Y'all. The Preds are going to the final.— Marya (@_marya_k) May 23, 2017
Tears. Lots of tears.— Caroline (@carolianne_) May 23, 2017
I’ve been waiting for this for 20 years.— Eric Shuff (@ericshuff) May 23, 2017
Western Conference Champions!! Holy...all the words.— Hayley Alexandra (@itsHalesYeah) May 23, 2017
Let's get the construction on that Colton Sissons statue ASAP.— Austin Pirkle (@apirkle1) May 23, 2017
Holy shit I've waited for this moment since I was 9 years old. 14 years later!!— Bryant Fair (@OTFBryantFair) May 23, 2017
We’ve been invited to participate in the...— Cellblock 303 (@Cellblock303) May 23, 2017
STANLEY CUP FINAL
WE ACCEPT THAT INVITATION!!!
PREDS ARE IN THE CUP FINAL— dom nashville (@domluszczyszyn) May 23, 2017
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If you redo this game with the Ducks going 6v5 with the net empty all game there's a good chance you wind up with an identical box score— Filipovic Forsberg (@DimFilipovic) May 23, 2017
It's unlike anything I've experienced. This city loves its hockey team. And they're going to the Stanley Cup Finals. pic.twitter.com/1z5R6jagnl— Admirals Roundtable (@adsroundtable) May 23, 2017
And, of course, this:
Corey Perry is taking this well pic.twitter.com/uuaHh1DFEp— Pete Blackburn (@PeteBlackburn) May 23, 2017
There are way too many of these to post in one recap, so share with us your favorites down below!