Edmonton Oilers Twitter beef with the Vancouver Canucks

On November 19, the Florida Panthers visited the Vancouver Canucks in what should’ve otherwise been one of the most uninteresting NHL games of the season. However, what made this particular contest somewhat intriguing right off-the-hop was the return of former Boston Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas who posted a shutout in Game 7 of the 2011 Stanley Cup finals on Vancouver ice.

The Edmonton Oilers Twitter account saw an opportunity to poke fun at the Canucks, sparking a brief, entertaining feud between two social media specialists:

Here is where it gets interesting:

Here is where it becomes a good ol’ fashioned beef:

Then, the Canucks Twitter persona makes an ill-thoughtout decision, taking the showdown to a dangerous place:

Checkmate:

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