The Tim McKernan Show – Ep. 45: Tom Stillman

The Chairman of the St. Louis Blues and Summit Distributing sat down with Tim in mid-January 2018 to discuss his career, love of hockey, and vision for St. Louis.


  • Playing pond hockey with one of Tim’s former radio producers
  • Working as an attorney in D.C. then moving to St. Louis in 1993
  • Breaking into beer distribution & getting involved with the Blues
  • Making the move from Blues minority to majority owner in 2012
  • Why he often goes turkey hunting on off days during the playoffs
  • Genesis of the puck drop w/ Bill DeWitt III after Rams departure
  • State of St. Louis & Blues recent challenges with elected officials
  • Describing the extent of renovations needed at Scottrade Center
  • Misnomer about the new practice facility in Maryland Heights
  • Explanation for the explosion of hockey talent developed in STL
  • Why he shares the Cardinals vision of sustained competitiveness


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