Outdoor NHL game suspended due to sun
This is an unusual situation that faced the Colorado Avalanche and the Vegas Golden Knights, who faced each other this Saturday afternoon outdoors, in a regular season game. This match took place at Lake Tahoe, located between California and Nevada, the lake and snow-capped mountains providing a spectacular backdrop. Spectacular but fragile.
With the Colorado Avalanche players leading 1-0, the NHL decided to suspend the game because of the heat which made the ice on the rink impassable. « For the safety of the players and due to the bad conditions of the ice due to the extreme sun, the match has been suspended », detailed the league.
Stopped in full effort, the players will therefore continue their clash this evening at 9 p.m. local time. The Colorado Avalanche are currently 16th in the NHL, and have 2 wins less than their opponents today, 9th in the standings.