Ottawa, ON (SportsNetwork.com) – Wednesday night’s game between the Toronto
Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators at Canadian Tire Centre has been postponed.
The game was called off due to the tragic events that took place Wednesday
morning in downtown Ottawa.
According to CTV News, a soldier was shot and killed at the National War
Memorial in Ottawa. The soldier was standing guard at the memorial Wednesday
The shooting at the memorial was one of three separate shootings in the heart
of the nation’s capital that forced Parliament Hill into lockdown.
“The National Hockey League wishes to express its sympathy to all affected by
the tragic events that took place this morning in downtown Ottawa,” the league
said in a statement.
The NHL did not immediately announce a makeup date for the game. Neither team
plays Thursday and the arena is available.