Bruce Boudreau fired: Social media universe reacts to Boudreau's firing

Boudreau took over behind the bench for Washington in 2007.

Almost immediately after Bruce Boudreau was relieved of his duties as the head coach of the Washington Capitals, hockey fans and Capitals followers took to Twitter and Facebook to express their views.

Some hate the move. Some love the move. Most just want their team to do whatever it takes to bring a Stanley Cup to the District.

Here's a sampling of the wide range of reactions to the firing of Bruce Boudreau and the hiring of Dale Hunter. Sources range from the Capitals official spokesperson, to the top Capitals bloggers, to fans like you.

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