Hockey Game Postponed Following Tragedy In Maine

Published October 26, 2023 at 4:01 PM

An ECHL Game in Maine scheduled for this Friday is postponed after a devastating event in the state that left at least 18 dead.

ECHL Game Postponed Due To Tragic Incident

The ECHL's Maine Mariners, a Boston Bruins affiliate, have canceled their matchup against the Adirondack Thunder following a mass shooting in Lewiston, Maine, according to the ECHL.

At least 18 People are reported dead in Maine after incidents in 2 locations in Lewiston, Maine, with at least 13 were injured, the numbers according to state authorities, the Associated Press reporters. The suspect, 40-year-old Robert Card, is reported as still at-large with a shelter in place remaining in Lewiston.

The Mariners, who play in Portland, Maine, postponed their game vs the Thunder, to be rescheduled at a later date. Refunds and exchanges will be available, the Mariners announced. In a statement, the Mariners also issued their condolences to the victims.

«We are heartbroken and devastated by the senseless violence in Lewiston, ME. Our prayers are with everyone who has been impacted by this tragedy, and we are grateful for the first responders who are putting their own lives on the line to protect our communities. We urge everyone to stay safe and follow the guidance of local law enforcement. #LewistonStrong»

A makeup date for the rescheduled game has not been announced at this time.
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Hockey Game Postponed Following Tragedy In Maine

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