While the St. Louis Blues’ summer with the Cup is winding down, Rob Thomas fans of all genres got to witness worlds colliding on Sunday night.
Rob Thomas, the Stanley Cup Champion, surprised fans onstage at Grammy Award winning musician Rob Thomas’ concert at the Stifel Theatre in St. Louis.
Blues’ rookie forward Thomas had been the object of a lot of Twitter jokes since being drafted by the club 20th overall in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.
St. Louis Blues are pleased to select Rob Thomas, from the grammy award winning single "Smooth" off the platinum selling album Supernatural— Mike Pfeil (@mikeFAIL) June 24, 2017
Blues select Matchbox 20's Rob Thomas at... wait for it... No. 20— Mike Halford (@HalfordTSN) June 24, 2017
Blues answer with a smooth goal by Rob Thomas. #Preds are tied in this match(box).— Predlines (@PredlinesNSH) November 22, 2018
The Thomases finally met, embracing the online banter and celebrating the success of the St. Louis Blues’s first ever Stanley Cup.
Thomas is entering his sophomore NHL season after a fairly successful debut. He netted 9 goals and 24 assists throughout 70 regular season games, and another 6 points in the Blues’ postseason run.
Thomas was on the receiving end of one of the biggest hits of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, one that Twitter fans were quick to make the musical connection to.
Torey Krug delivered a bigger hit to Rob Thomas than Carlos Santana did.— ETD51 (@ETD51) May 28, 2019
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