The NHL has canceled tonight’s game at the TD Garden between the Boston Bruins and the Ottawa Senators.
Statements were issued from both the NHL and the Bruins organization:
“After consultation with City, State and NHL officials we collectively made the decision to postpone tonight’s game. Public safety personnel from the City and State are still gathering information regarding today’s events and it is vital they have all resources available for their investigation,” Boston Bruins president Cam Neely said in a statement. “The thoughts and prayers of everyone in the Bruins organization are with the city of Boston and all those affected by today’s tragedy.”
“The National Hockey League wishes to express its sympathy to all affected by the tragic events that took place in Boston earlier this afternoon,” the League said in a statement announcing the postponement at 4:55 p.m. ET
No make-up date has been announced at this time.
John Machurek is the Senior NHL Writer for The Inscriber Digital Magazine. Follow him in Twitter @JohnnyMacNHL and email him JohnnyMachurek@TheInscriber.com.