Woah, woah, woah… take a deep breath Edmonton Eskimos fans.
We’re not referring to the 2017 MOP QB Mike Reilly.
Rather, this headline is in reference to the NHL’s Mike Reilly. The now former Minnesota Wild D-man has been dealt to the Montreal Canadiens.
However, in the CFL world, when you hear Mike Reilly to Montreal, one natural reacts with: WAIT WHAT?!?!?!?!?!?!??!?!
The Esks did have a little fun with this deal:
— Edmonton Eskimos (@EdmontonEsks) February 26, 2018
Even Mike himself joined in on the fun.
“One heck of a slapshot,” incredible!
My skating is about as good as my French but I do have one heck of a slapshot…
— Mike Reilly (@Rikester13) February 26, 2018
Then to cap it off, ‘Mike Reilly’ was trending in Canada: