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(Sharon Ellman | The Associated Press) Dallas Stars center Rich Peverly (17) in the first period of an NHL Hockey game against the Columbus Blue Jackets Monday, March 10, 2014, in Dallas. He was taken to the hospital after medical emergency with 13:37 left in the first period. (AP Photo/Sharon Ellman)
Game postponed after player collapses

The Associated Press

First Published Mar 10 2014 11:26 pm • Last Updated Mar 11 2014 04:42 pm

Dallas • The game between Dallas and the Columbus Blue Jackets was postponed by the NHL on Monday night after Stars forward Rich Peverley collapsed on the bench during the first period.

Play was halted 6:23 in as Peverley was carried from the bench. A public address announcement was made several minutes later that the 31-year-old Peverley was conscious and taken to a hospital.

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"We treated [Peverley] for a cardiac event successfully," Dr. Gil Salazar said.

There was no announcement of when the game would be made up. Columbus was leading 1-0.

"Dallas player Rich Peverley is doing well and is in stable condition," the NHL said in a statement.




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