Stars-Predators postponed again due to winter weather
Feb 15, 2021; A view of the arena before the game between the Predators and Stars at American Airlines Center. The game is postponed at the request of the city. Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Stars-Predators postponed again due to winter weather

As noted by the Associated Press (h/t ESPN), the Dallas Stars and NHL received criticism after the decision was made to postpone Monday's game versus the Nashville Predators only one hour before puck drop due to extreme and dangerous winter weather conditions. 

That won't be a concern on Tuesday. 

The Stars announced during the morning hours that Tuesday's matchup against Nashville is also postponed. 

"After further discussions with Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson's office, tonight's game between the Nashville Predators and Dallas Stars at American Airlines Center is also being postponed due to the continued power outages in the Dallas area caused by severe weather," the Stars explained in the prepared statement. "A make-up date will be announced as soon as it can be confirmed."

While the American Airlines Center hasn't lost power during the storm, tens of thousands of residents in the area have been without power throughout a period that included temperatures dropping to minus-1 degrees. 

The Stars are scheduled to host the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday and Saturday, but more snow is expected to hit the Dallas area later on Tuesday and early Wednesday. The statuses of those games are up in the air as of Tuesday afternoon. 

Nashville, meanwhile, moves on to play at the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday and Saturday. 

Zac Wassink is a football and futbol aficionado who is a PFWA member and is probably yelling about Tottenham Hotspur at the moment. Erik Lamela and Eli Manning apologist. Chanted for Matt Harvey to start the ninth inning of Game 5 of the 2015 World Series at Citi Field. Whoops. You can find him on Twitter at @ZacWassink

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