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Gov. Mike Parson declares June 15 St. Louis Blues Day

It's official!

June 14, 2019 - 4:38 pm

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson officially declared June 15 as St. Louis Blues Day statewide.

A tweet posted to the governor's Twitter Friday afternoon said: "In celebration of the @StLouisBlues first-ever Stanley Cup victory, Saturday, June 15, 2019, shall officially be known as St. Louis Blues Day throughout Missouri. This win is a great moment for Missouri and the millions of Blues fans rejoicing everywhere! #LetsGoBlues."

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The proclamation mentions the Blues having the worst record in the league Jan. 3, 2019, their "dramatic turnaround" and passionate fans supporting the team amid severe weather disasters.

"WHEREAS, the St. Louis Blues are Stanley Cup champions for the 2018-19 season, defeating the Winnipeg Jets, Dallas Stars, San Jose Sharks and Eastern Conference Champion Boston Bruins in seven games to become champions to seize this Gloria-ous moment for a fan base long hoping for such a moment.

"NOW THEREFORE, I, Michael L. Parson, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI, do herby declare today, Saturday, June 15, 2019 to be ST. LOUIS BLUES DAY IN THE STATE OF MISSOURI."

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