Twitter reacts to Blue Jackets’ sweep of Lightning

The Columbus Blue Jackets completed a stunning four-game, first-round sweep over the historically dominant Tampa Bay Lightning in front of a raucous home crowd on Tuesday night.

While those inside Nationwide Arena reacted with hugs and cheers, many onlookers chimed in on social media to offer their takes on perhaps the biggest postseason upset in NHL history.

Many simply expressed their disbelief:

Some - including the Blue Jackets themselves - couldn't wait to crack jokes at the Lightning's expense:

And after Columbus went all-in at the trade deadline, many were just happy to see the Blue Jackets' efforts pay off with the franchise's first-ever playoff series win:

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