Tampa Bay Lightning Twitter account offers eye test to social media troll

Tuesday May 12th, 2015

The Tampa Bay Lightning are offering free eye tests to anyone who questions the team's past success.

The team's Twitter account tweeted an infographic reading "2004 Stanley Cup Champions" Tuesday in response to a Twitter user who wrote "@TBLightning has never won the cup in my eyes."

The tweet came just a few hours before the Lightning take on the Montreal Canadiens in Game 6 of the two team's series.

Tampa Bay has a 3–2 series lead and is one game away from advancing to the Eastern Conference finals against either the New York Rangers or the Washington Capitals.

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Here's our question: Did the Lightning have a mocked-up eye chart on hand just for this specific type of ocular sass from Twitter? Or did some communications operative mock this up in under half an hour?

Either way, kudos to you, Tampa Bay Lightning, for delivering the Twitter burn of the day. 


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