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San Jose not amused by 'Sharknado'

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Sam Gardner

Sam Gardner is a general assignment writer for FOXSports.com. Originally from Orlando, Fla., he previously covered the Orlando Magic for FOX Sports Florida and has also covered the NBA Finals, Stanley Cup Finals and MLB playoffs. Follow him on Twitter.

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On Thursday night, a terrible/awesome science fiction film called “Sharknado” debuted on Syfy and caused quite the stir on Twitter, where countless viewers were chomping at the bit to debate the merits of the movie, which depicted a storm resulting in killer sharks taking over Los Angeles.

No, really, that was the plot.

Anyway, the San Jose Sharks were not as amused to find that they were being lumped in with the "Sharknado" discussion, and made it known Friday, responding to prodding tweets from a certain sports network:

And a Western Conference rival:

Anyone who follows the Los Angeles Kingsawesome Twitter account knows that the NHL has a snarky way about it when it comes to social media, and this was the perfect example of it — borrowing a tweet from one of FOX Sports 1's newest hires.

There were no beef with FOX Sports, though. We love the NHL:

And if you’re wondering what you missed during "Sharknado" — starring Tara Reid! — this about sums it up:

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