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Twitter erupts with #LastTimeOilersMadePlayoffs hilarity

#LasttimeOilersmadeplayoffs lights up social media
WATCH ABOVE: In 2006, no one had an iphone and social media wasn't the powerful force it is today. As the Edmonton Oilers clinched their first playoff spot since 2006 Wednesday night, fans took to Twitter using the hashtag #LasttimeOilersmadeplayoffs. Emily Mertz has a look at some of the best tweets.

The excitement in Edmonton is enormous. After all, the Oilers’ win against the Los Angeles Kings Tuesday night cemented the hockey club’s NHL playoff spot for the first time in 11 years.

As many fans take to the Internet to share in their excitement, a humorous hashtag emerged making #LastTimeOilersMadePlayoffs a top trending hashtag in Canada.

Here is a collection of some of the tweets that have left our newsroom giggling.

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