A paid advertisement in today's Columbus Dispatch:
If you're having a hard time reading it, here's the text of the note:
"Dear Blue Jackets Fans,
Thank you for supporting us this season. You stuck with us through the good and bad times. It's not the season we had all hoped for or expected. You want a winning hockey team. You and the City of Columbus deserve a winning hockey team. Your support of us has never been taken for granted in the locker room. We appreciate it at each and every game.
We look forward to seeing you again in the Fall for the 10th season. Thank you for being behind us."
And it was signed by the entire team.
A class move by the guys. The handwritten element - and the signatures of the 2009-2010 Columbus Blue Jackets - makes the note especially heartfelt. It was a tough season. They know it, and they know we know it. And, yeah, we'll be back for the 10th Anniversary season.
Thanks to Twitter's @raeleei (no link - she protects her Tweets!) for posting.