Paulina Gretzky absolutely slammed for her decision during the playoffs, with fans calling it a ‘slap in Wayne’s face’

The Florida Panthers are just two wins away from their first-ever Stanley Cup.

The Panthers made it to the Final last year and have continued building momentum this season.

They have perhaps the best goalie in the league and no real weaknesses across the ice, and they currently have a 2-0 series lead over the Edmonton Oilers, as the series now shifts to Edmonton for two straight games.

Oilers haven’t won a Stanley Cup since 1990, and they have a mountain to climb if they want to end that drought this year.

And if that wasn’t enough, Oilers fans have another reason to be irate over a decision by their biggest player in history’s daughter.

Paulina Gretzky has been watching the Panthers live during this postseason, and what she has been wearing has had some Oilers fans furious.

Wayne and Paulina Gretzky. Source: Getty Images

During this playoffs, Paulina, who has over one million followers on Instagram, shared several photos wearing a Florida Panthers jersey.

This has been noticed by several big hockey accounts, leading to some social media reactions.

”Wayne can’t be too happy about this now that they’re playing his Oilers,” with close to 200,000 followers on X, said.

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 07: Dustin Johnson of the United States’s wife Paulina Gretzky looks on with her father Wayne Gretzky during the second round of the 2023 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 07, 2023 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

One site, the supporter site, is saying that Paulina wearing Panthers jerseys is a ’slap in the face of her father,’ and many on social media have expressed the same opinion.

Paulina has, in previous years, been at several Oilers games with his dad, donning Edmonton jerseys.

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS – JANUARY 02: Wayne Gretzky attends the 2023 Discover NHL Winter Classic game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Boston Bruins at Fenway Park on January 02, 2023 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Ben Jackson/NHLI via Getty Images

So why is Paulina suddenly supporting the Panthers?

Paulina Gretzky is married to golf superstar Dustin Johnson, who’s a big Panthers fan.

He’s been at several Panthers games over the years, and the couple lives in a villa in Palm Beach, Florida. Game 3 in the Finals is played on Thursday night, and let’s just see if Paulina shows up in Edmonton – and what jersey she’ll be wearing. 

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