Montreal Canadiens players salute the crowd at centre ice after being eliminated in Game 5 against the Ottawa Senators at the Bell Centre on Thursday in Montreal. (Francois Laplante/Freestyle Photo/Getty Images)
Two series came to an abrupt end Thursday on Hockey Night in Canada and
the Twitter world responded. The Sens drained the energy out of the Bell
Centre with a commanding 6-1 win and the story was the same in Chicago
as the Blackhawks ousted the Wild 5-1.
Monika PlatekMonika Platek is the social media lead for CBC Sports. She has spent a decade working in sports, including her role with the London 2012 Olympic Games and six seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Monika uses social media to bring sports fans closer to the their favourite teams and athletes. Join the conversation on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and CBCSports.ca.
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