Jackets shaken by Peverley incident in Dallas
COLUMBUS, OHIO – The National Hockey League has announced that the Columbus Blue Jackets at Dallas Stars game originally scheduled for Monday, March 10 will now be played on Wednesday, April 9 at 8:30 p.m. ET at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.
The original game, which was halted at 6:23 of the first period due to a medical emergency involving Stars forward Rich Peverley, will be played for a full 60 minutes of regulation time, plus any potential overtime and shootout.
The rescheduled contest will begin with the Blue Jackets ahead, 1-0, which was the score at the time play was stopped Monday. A goal will be credited to Nathan Horton, with assists to Matt Calvert and James Wisniewski. All other statistics will be expunged.
The Blue Jackets return to action on Tuesday when the Carolina Hurricanes visit Columbus for a Metropolitan Division battle. Game time from Nationwide Arena is 7 p.m. ET. Live coverage on FOX Sports Ohio begins with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show starting at 6:30 p.m. The game will also be broadcast live on the Blue Jackets Radio Network, including flagship station Sports Radio 97.1 The Fan in Columbus and online at BlueJackets.com.