St. Louis Blues fans finally have a reason to celebrate. Their team is back the NHL playoffs for the first time since 2004, thanks to a cadre of up-and-coming players including Patrik Berglund, Cam Janssen, and rookie sensation T.J. Oshie. Attendance at the Scottrade Center is on the rise, and people in St. Louis are once again excited about their city’s hockey fortunes.
One fan in particular was so excited about these new-look Blues that he decided to start a blog, VOTE 4 OSHIE, campaigning for T.J. Oshie as a write-in candidate for mayor of St. Louis. The campaign failed, of course, but that didn’t stop one anonymous Blues fan from writing in Oshie for mayor of O’Fallon, Missouri, and sharing a picture of his ballot with the blog. Oops - turns out taking pictures of completed ballots is illegal in Missouri, and now election officials are furious.