Sam Page
Wednesday December 18th, 2013

seaofblue1 via @mlse

If you go to the Toronto Maple Leafs official website right now, you'll see a weird, rotating tile thing, in which Tweets and Instagram photos tagged #SeaofBlue are displayed alongside hockey player clip art.

While the messages displayed now are pretty tame, last night during and after the Leafs' 3-1 loss to the lowly Florida Panthers, things got out of control. Apparently neglecting to moderate the Tweets when they most needed to be moderated, the Leafs let some pretty hilariously inappropriate on their homepage.

What started out as frustrated fans suddenly finding an unlikely platform quickly devolved into gleeful trolling:

https://twitter.com/simon_shargot/statuses/413186650127470592

https://twitter.com/BringBackLee/status/413313657204781056

https://twitter.com/felixpotvin/status/413192652637495296

https://twitter.com/DasNordlicht91/status/413187294653206528

https://twitter.com/felixpotvin/status/413194596349276160 You can check out some more offending Tweets over on CBC. And via PPP, the Leafs have since apologized and cleaned up the sea. Boy, I hope this whole thing makes it on 24/7.

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