The Toronto Maple Leafs made a major announcement on Monday morning involving Lou Lamoriello's role with the team going forward.

Brendan Shanahan announced that Lamoriello won't be back as the Leafs' GM next season.  Instead, he'll remain with the team as a senior advisor.


In a press release, Shanahan explained that the plan was always to have Lou transition into a Senior Advisor's role after three years as the general manager of the team.
Once the news broke, the reactions poured in and there was a common theme we saw from the hockey world now in regards to the reaction to the news:

(H/T: Twitter)