The Blue Jackets and Lightning began Sport 1 of their first-round matchup at three p.m. ET on Tuesday. It did not finish until greater than six hours later, when Brayden Level scored within the fifth-overtime body.
After all, because the fourth-longest additional time sport went on — and ultimately ended —Twitter was loving it.
This is a bit style of the additional time jokes and reactions, together with one from the NHL itself, which has developed fairly the humorousness through the sizzling days of summer season.
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I can keep in mind dehydrating in a standard three interval hockey sport!! Nearly eight durations is such a powerful efficiency! How moist was the goalie equipement after that sport?@TBLightning @BlueJacketsNHL
— Sean Burke (@SBurkie1) August 12, 2020
If the Lightning hit 88 photographs, we return in time.
— Sean Gentille (@seangentille) August 12, 2020
Wanting ahead to Justin Williams leaping on the ice and scoring a purpose, turning to each benches and screaming “GET OUT OF HERE ALREADY.”
— Greg Wyshynski (@wyshynski) August 12, 2020
With all due respect to the Rangers the loser of this sport ought to get Alexis Lafreniere.
— Sid Seixeiro (@Sid_Seixeiro) August 12, 2020
The Lightning and Jackets had been on the ice longer than we had a franchise
— Atlanta Thrashers (@NotThrashers) August 12, 2020