Mar 10, 2014; Dallas, TX, USA; Play is stopped during the Dallas Stars and Columbus Blue Jackets game while team officials check out center Rich Peverley (not pictured) during the first period at the American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Rich Peverley collapses: NHL postpones Stars vs Blue Jackets, will be played at a later date


During the Dallas Stars game against the Columbus Blue Jackets, Stars forward Rich Peverley collapsed on the bench. He was rushed into the tunnel and attended to, then the arena announcer informed the fans that Peverley is conscious and headed to the hospita.

The good news is that Peverley is conscious and headed to the hospital. Now the NHL is deciding what to do with the game and the PA announcer announced that it was delayed while they sort the situation out.

Meanwhile the NHL decided what to do while Peverley was rushed to the hospital.

The announcers then announced the game was postponed and will be resumed at a later date.


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