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Sharks epic comeback against Golden Knights lights up social media

Players become fans for a night watching wild Game 7

by Dan O'Leary @DanOLeary25 / Staff Writer

The San Jose Sharks won an epic Game 7 against the Vegas Golden Knights on Tuesday and everyone was absolutely here for it.

Twitter lit up during the third period of the Sharks 5-4 overtime win, a game that saw the Sharks trail 3-0 midway through the third period, then score four straight power play goals in 4:01 after Golden Knights forward Cody Eakin was ejected from the game.

As if that wasn't wild enough, Jonathan Marchessault tied the game with 47 seconds left.

Before Barclay Goodrow's winner with 1:41 left in overtime, plenty of social media users had plenty to say.

The Colorado Avalanche, the Sharks next opponent, had a humorous take on the game.

Tweet from @Avalanche: We get it, you both REALLY want to play us!!👀🤣 #StanleyCup #GoAvsGo

Former Sharks all-star Owen Nolan weighed in as well.

Tweet from @OwenNolan11: Welcome to playoff hockey where teams never quit til it���s over. 4-4 heading for OT. Incredible game 7@SanJoseSharks

Even some current NHL players couldn't believe their eyes.

Tweet from @max_domi: This game is insane. Wow

Tweet from @ABitetto7: Oh my 😳 #Game7

Tweet from @NateThompson44: I think this game explains why playoff hockey is the best in all sports

Tweet from @eddielack: A Karlsson is gonna score the Game Winner, I just don���t know which one and for what team...

Tweet from @JamieMcGinn88: This game is insane, gotta love game 7s!!! #NHLPlayoffs

NHL legend turned NBC Sports analyst Jeremy Roenick borrowed a line from the movie "Gladiator."

Tweet from @Jeremy_Roenick: ARE YOU ENTERTAINED!? @GoldenKnights @SanJoseSharks 🔥

And, when it was over, there were plenty of celebration clips, like this one of San Francisco 49ers players and Sharks alumni celbrating at the game.

Tweet from @NBCSSharks: Niners players and Sharks Alumni going wild after the W 🔥🔥🔥🔥

After the epic comeback, we will just have to wait and see what the Sharks can cook up for an encore.

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