Sign in with your NHL account:
  • Submit
 
 

 
  • PRINT
  • RSS

Blues Reach 10,000 Season Ticket Holders

Coach Murray, several players met Mike and Austin Cook for lunch at J. Buck's

Wednesday, 09.23.2009 / 4:42 PM / St Louis Blues - Features
By Chris Pinkert  - St. Louis Blues
   
Austin (left) and Mike Cook (right) pose for a picture with Tim Worth, their Blues Account Executive, during lunch at J. Buck's in downtown St. Louis. The Cooks became the team's 10,000th Season Ticket Holder when they purchased tickets in early September.

  Video: 10,000th Season Ticket Holder
  Photo Gallery: Lunch Surprise at J. Bucks
When Mike Cook took his 15-year old son, Austin, to lunch Wednesday, he never expected that it might be one of the most memorable father/son moments of their lives.

Sitting at J. Buck’s in downtown St. Louis, the Cooks were discussing season tickets with Tim Worth, their Blues sales representative, when Andy Murray, Erik Johnson, Carlo Colaiacovo and Alex Pietrangelo approached their table.

“This is awesome,” Mike said shortly afterwards. “I just thought we were coming here for a meal. I didn’t have these expectations.”

The Cooks purchased two full season tickets in early September, officially becoming the Blues’ 10,000th Season Ticket Holder for the 2009-10 season.

“I met Tim at Pro Orientation Camp (in July) and we started talking,” Mike said Wednesday. “Season tickets seemed like a great value, so I went ahead and got the full season plan, and here I am."

The Cooks were presented with personalized Blues jerseys and autographed sticks from the team.

“Life is all about making a difference and making people feel good about themselves,” Murray said. “It was an opportunity for us to reward a fan who purchased season tickets for himself and his son. We see (Austin) at Blues practice at St. Louis Mills, so we know they’re devoted Blues fans. To see the look on their faces as our players walked up was kind of special.”

“A little thing like this, just standing there, saying 'hi' and giving them jerseys goes a long way,” said Pietrangelo. “It’ll make their day. It’s part of being a professional and being in pro sports. It’s fun to do things like this.”

The Blues expect their base of season ticket holders to continue to grow. In fact, the team says they are likely to sell the most full season ticket equivalents since the 1995-96 season when Wayne Gretzky, Brett Hull, Al MacInnis and Chris Pronger donned the BlueNote.

“We’re very excited to reach this milestone and we’re so proud of the support the St. Louis community has given our team,” said Todd Lambert, Sr. Vice President of Sales. “Mike is one of many fans who sees the value in making a commitment to the Blues.”

Mike said getting Blues season tickets was a no-brainer.

“The great thing about this team is that there’s not one player in particular I go to watch,” he said. “They’ve got four lines of great players, the defense, Chris Mason in goal…I look forward to seeing the whole team play. It’s not an individual thing.”

For Johnson, he was just thrilled to be part of it.

“Ten thousand season ticket holders speaks volumes,” he said. “Fans aren’t going to come watch the team if it isn’t competitive or winning. We have a team that has all those elements and people want to come watch us play, which is great."

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 ANA 23 14 4 5 63 56 33
2 VAN 22 15 6 1 67 61 31
3 NSH 21 14 5 2 61 45 30
4 STL 22 14 6 2 59 46 30
5 CGY 24 14 8 2 75 64 30
6 LAK 23 12 6 5 64 53 29
7 CHI 22 13 8 1 66 46 27
8 WPG 24 12 9 3 51 54 27
9 MIN 21 12 9 0 58 48 24
10 SJS 24 10 10 4 62 66 24
11 DAL 22 9 9 4 64 74 22
12 ARI 23 9 11 3 57 71 21
13 COL 23 8 10 5 59 73 21
14 EDM 22 6 14 2 51 77 14

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
V. Tarasenko 22 12 11 15 23
J. Schwartz 22 8 13 9 21
J. Lehtera 21 7 13 12 20
K. Shattenkirk 22 1 16 8 17
A. Steen 22 5 10 1 15
A. Pietrangelo 22 1 10 -4 11
D. Backes 21 6 4 -4 10
P. Stastny 14 3 4 -6 7
M. Lapierre 22 1 4 1 5
R. Reaves 21 3 1 0 4
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
B. Elliott 8 4 1 .931 1.82
J. Allen 6 2 1 .920 2.12

 
TICKETS
Single Game Tickets
Full Season Tickets
Half Season Plans
12-Game Plans
6-Game Packs
Group Tickets
Luxury Suites
My Account
NHL Ticket Exchange

TEAM
Roster
In the System
Coaches
Front Office
Blues History
All-Time Player Roster
Chicago Wolves
Alaska Aces

SCHEDULE
Regular Season
Promotions Schedule
Schedule Downloads

STATS
Player Stats
League Standings

NEWS
News
Features
Blues Overtime Blog

VIDEO
Game Highlights
GameDay
News & Interviews
All-Access
NHL Network

SOCIAL
Find a Player
Facebook
Twitter
Mobile App
E-mail Subscriptions

FANS
Hot Deals for Cool Fans
Photo Galleries
License Plates

COMMUNITY
Blues in the Community
Blues 14 Fund
50/50 Raffle Numbers

SHOP
Online Store
Blues Auctions
True Blues Authentics

stlouisblues.com is the official Web site of the St Louis Blues. St Louis Blues, stlouisblues.com and stlblues.com are trademarks of the St Louis Blues Hockey Club. NHL, the NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL logos and marks and NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 1999-2014 St. Louis Blues Hockey Club and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved.

PRIVACY POLICY | ADCHOICES | TERMS OF USE | EMPLOYMENT & INTERNSHIPS | GUEST EXPERIENCE SURVEY | CONTACT US