Not only are the Hurricanes trolling the Canadiens, who tendered an offer sheet to Sebastian Aho in 2019, hockey Twitter in general has gotten in on the act.
Here's some of the best reaction to the Kotkaniemi news.
kotkaniemi is not worth anywhere near $6.1 million
but on a one year deal for a team with space to spite the team that offer-sheeted you? that’s art
— dom at the athletic (@domluszczyszyn) August 28, 2021
Someone told me there was a $20 signing bonus in this, and I thought they were joking. https://t.co/TwImiGV1Hu
— Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) August 28, 2021
V here for the petty. So if Montreal /didn't/ match Carolina, the compensation would be a 1st and a 3rd round pick. https://t.co/12cdJh7sDV
— Shayna (@hayyyshayyy) August 28, 2021