St. Louis, MO (KTRS) Former St. Louis Blues owner Mike Shanahan has died.
Shanahan passed away on Monday at the age of 78. A cause of death hasn’t been released.
Blues Chairman Tom Stillman released the following statement regarding Shanahan’s passing:
“The St. Louis Blues organization is saddened to learn of the passing of former Blues chairman Mike Shanahan. Mr. Shanahan set a shining example of leadership both on and off the ice. He captivated Blues fans and made an immeasurable impact on the organization. He will forever be remembered for his passion for the Blues, his engaging personality, and his acquisition of Brett Hull. We extend our heartfelt condolences to the Shanahan family, and our thoughts and prayers are with them during this difficult time.”
Shanahan attended Mercy High School and St. Louis University. He was inducted into the St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame in 1997.
Funeral arrangements are pending.