Monday night’s game between the Dallas Stars and Nashville Predators was postponed because of “extreme weather conditions that have caused significant power outages in the Dallas area,” the NHL said in a statement.

The official decision was announced less than 45 minutes before the 7:30 p.m. Central scheduled puck drop at the American Airlines Center and was made after the advice of Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson. A make-up date has yet to be announced.

Up until at least one hour before the decision, the plan was to play the game. Dallas Stars president and CEO Brad Alberts told The Athletic late Monday afternoon that not playing the game had been under consideration but that the Stars would host the game while minimizing power usage at the AAC. Dave Brown, the arena’s general manager, said such measures would have included not powering lighting outside of the arena, limiting available concessions and not having as many operating elevators and…



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