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New Sabre Jeff Skinner thanks Carolina fans, and they thank him

Jeff Skinner's tenure with the Carolina Hurricanes ended last week when the eight-year veteran was traded to the Sabres.

Skinner took to Twitter on Sunday night to thank the fans and the organization for his time there.

"Thank you Carolina Hurricanes! I will cherish the many memories and friendships that I have formed over the past 8 years. I am grateful to have met many great people throughout the organization from management, to team staff and all of my teammates. I have been very fortunate. Lastly, thank you to the Hurricanes fans for welcoming me into the Triangle and your incredible support.

The tweet was met with many heartfelt responses. A sampling:

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