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Bright sun, poor ice delay outdoor NHL game at Lake Tahoe  

By Editor - Sat Feb 20, 2:44 pm

The setting was spectacular but the ice conditions were far from it, leading to an extended delay between the first and second period of the outdoor game between the Vegas Golden Knights and Colorado Avalanche at Lake Tahoe. The NHL decided to halt the game for more than eight hours on Saturday after bright sun led to poor ice conditions that had players and officials repeatedly falling because of holes on the ice. “We concluded after consulting with our ice makers and both teams that we didn’t think it was safe or appropriate to continue this game at this time,” Commissioner Gary Bettman told broadcaster NBC.

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Bright sun, poor ice delay outdoor NHL game at Lake Tahoe

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