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San Jose not amused by 'Sharknado'
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:
Hey @espn, thoughts on showing more hockey highlights?— San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) July 12, 2013
And a Western Conference rival:
@StLouisBlues We heard it was about a science fiction movie on television, not a playoff game from two years ago.— San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) July 12, 2013
Anyone who follows the Los Angeles Kings’ awesome 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: