Support pours in from across hockey world after Börje Salming’s passing

Jeff Marek pays tribute to Maple Leafs' great Borje Salming, after the Swedish defenceman lost his battle with ALS at the age of 71.

After the Toronto Maple Leafs announced the passing of franchise icon Börje Salming on Thursday afternoon, hockey fans took to Twitter to show their appreciation for the Hall of Famer.

As the tributes to the Toronto legend poured in, here are some early reactions on social media:

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