Sharks Make Funny Super Bowl Joke After Blowing Huge Lead In OT Loss

The San Jose Sharks aren’t afraid to laugh at themselves.

They had a commanding 4-1 lead in the third period against an inferior Buffalo Sabres team Tuesday night and they couldn’t hold it. The Sharks wound up losing 5-4 in overtime, and as many NHL teams do, they found a way to make everyone laugh on Twitter.

How? A Super Bowl LI joke.

Well played.

Of course, the Sharks are referring to the 28-3 lead the Atlanta Falcons blew in their Super Bowl LI loss to the New England Patriots on Sunday. The Pats scored 31 unanswered points to win 34-28 in overtime for their fifth Lombardi Trophy.

Just like the Golden State Warriors and their 3-1 series lead jokes, the Falcons are going to be the brunt of these jokes for a long, long time.

Thumbnail photo via Kevin Hoffman/USA TODAY Sports Images

Thumbnail photo via Feb 7, 2017; Buffalo, NY, USA; Buffalo Sabres left wing Evander Kane (9) scores the game winning goal against San Jose Sharks goalie Martin Jones (31) during the overtime period at KeyBank Center. Sabres beat the Sharks 5-4 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports

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