NHL Team Fans Not Happy With Their Teams Recent Social Media Comments

Published May 28, 2023 at 10:43

The San Jose Sharks have found themselves amidst a wave of criticism from their devoted fanbase due to recent comments made on a social media post relating to the IIHF World Hockey Championship.

Just before the highly anticipated semi-final showdown between the United States and Germany, the Sharks couldn't resist the temptation and decided to engage with a Twitter post from the German team. In a move that had a touch of humor, the Sharks left a comment in German that, when translated to English, read:

"We are ready! Good Luck Boys! Defeat the USA!"

The comment certainly struck a chord and raised mixed reactions from fans, some of whom took it a tad too seriously. It's worth noting that this game held a unique significance for the Sharks as two of their own were going head-to-head on the ice. Henry Thrun, a promising prospect, proudly wore the stars and stripes for the United States, while Nico Sturm, an established player, represented Germany with equal determination.

Understandably, some fans were disgruntled by the Sharks seemingly cheering against their own home country. However, it is important to acknowledge that the organization had every right to show support for both players, even if the translated comment gave the impression of opposing the United States.

As fate would have it, Germany managed to stun the United States, toppling them in an overtime thriller and securing their spot in the Gold Medal Game—a historic achievement for the team. This remarkable feat guarantees Germany their first-ever medal since the 1953 World Championship, marking a significant milestone in their hockey journey.

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NHL Team Fans Not Happy With Their Teams Recent Social Media Comments

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