NHL Announces Cancellation of September Preseason Games
FRISCO, Texas – The National Hockey League announced today the cancellation of the 2012 preseason schedule through September 30. The cancellation of the schedule was necessary because of the absence of a Collective Bargaining Agreement between the NHL Players’ Association and the NHL.
The Dallas Stars had four preseason games scheduled in the month of September. The Stars were scheduled to take on the Minnesota Wild at CenturyLink Arena in Boise, Idaho, on Tuesday, Sept. 25, as well as a return game against the Wild in Saint Paul on Wednesday, Sept. 26.
Dallas was slated to face off against the Florida Panthers in San Antonio on Friday, Sept. 28, and host the Panthers at American Airlines Center on Saturday, Sept. 29.
With the league’s announcement today, the club’s scheduled training camp in Boise is also officially cancelled.