Now, another major NHL event might be the next casualty due to the lockout. The NHL All-Star Game is in serious jeopardy. Aaron Portzline of The Columbus Dispatch is reporting that, with the next wave of cancellations, the NHL All Star Game will be canceled.
A source told The Dispatch yesterday that the All-Star Game, scheduled for Nationwide Arena on Jan. 27, will be included when the league cancels its next wave of games.
The ax could fall any day now. Already, the league has canceled all games through November, as well as the outdoor game on Jan. 1. The NHL would not comment yesterday. The All-Star Game was expected to bring $12 million into the local economy, and it would have given Nationwide Arena — now owned by Franklin County — a chance to show off its many upgrades, including a massive new scoreboard.
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