It takes a little over 15 hours to drive from Pittsburgh to Tampa but it takes less than 15 minutes for two cities to engage in a Pens-vs-Lightning, bridge-boasting, our-city-is-better-than-yours Twitter battle.
Here’s how it all began:
Pittsburgh was quick to respond, already anticipating the upcoming exchange:
Then the bridge banter began:
And it was rousing "look-at-the-cool-stuff-we-put-in-our-rivers" exchange:
Other accounts from both cities quickly stepped in to show their hometown support: