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Thursday's Lightning vs. Stars game postponed due to ongoing power issues, severe weather in Dallas

Make-up date not announced
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Posted at 11:13 AM, Feb 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-17 11:13:37-05

Thursday night's game between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Dallas Stars has been postponed.

The NHL said the game at American Airlines Center was postponed "as a result of ongoing power issues caused by severe weather in the Dallas area, and after consultation with Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson’s office."

At this time, a make-up date has not been announced.

The Stars were looking to break its four-game home skid at Thursday's game.

The Stars are 5-3-4 in division matchups. Dallas has scored 40 goals and ranks ninth in the NHL averaging 3.3 per game. Joe Pavelski leads the team with nine.

The Lightning are 10-3-1 against the rest of their division. Tampa Bay is first in the Nhl with 6.8 assists per game, led by Gemel Smith averaging 1.5.

The teams would have met Thursday for the first time this season.