(CBS) St. Louis Blues owner Tom Stillman apologized to his team’s fans for a first-round series loss to the Blackhawks by taking out a full-page newspaper ad.
The Blues won a franchise-record 52 games in the regular season and went for broke by acquiring Ryan Miller and Steve Ott at the trade deadline. But after taking a 2-0 series lead on Chicago, St. Louis faltered by dropping four in a row.
“Despite many memorable moments this season, the bottom line is we fell short of expectations — yours and ours — in the playoffs,” the message read. “Our ownership group, management team, coaches and players share in everyone’s disappointment that the season has come to such an abrupt end.”
Take a look below.
katie doerr (@ktdare) May 03, 2014