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Tonight's Bruins game canceled

Posted by Robert Burgess  April 15, 2013 05:05 PM

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The National Hockey League has postponed tonight’s Boston Bruins game against the Ottawa Senators at TD Garden. The game was scheduled to take place at 7 p.m.

The game will be rescheduled, according to the league. The Bruins have seven regular-season games remaining before the playoffs. Their next game is scheduled for Wednesday at home against the Buffalo Sabres.

Here is the notice from the Bruins front office:

The game between the Ottawa Senators and Boston Bruins scheduled for tonight at TD Garden has been postponed, the National Hockey League announced today.

The game will be rescheduled. The date and time will be announced at a later date.

The National Hockey League wishes to express its sympathy to all affected by the tragic events that took place in Boston earlier this afternoon.

Here is the statement from Bruins President Cam Neely:

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. The thoughts and prayers of everyone in the Bruins organization are with the city of Boston and all those affected by today's tragedy.

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