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Postponed: NHL to reschedule Sens-Leafs in wake of Ottawa shootings

Canada Shooting

An Ottawa police officer runs with his weapon drawn outside Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday Oct. 22, 2014. A soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial was shot by an unknown gunman and people reported hearing gunfire inside the halls of Parliament. Prime Minister Stephen Harper was rushed away from Parliament Hill to an undisclosed location, according to officials. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Sean Kilpatrick)


From the NHL:

The game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators, scheduled for tonight at Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, has been postponed, the National Hockey League announced today.

The date and time of the rescheduled game will be announced at a later date.

The National Hockey League wishes to express its sympathy and prayers to all affected by the tragic events in Ottawa.

The latest on the situation in Ottawa, from NBC News:

A soldier guarding the National War Memorial was shot and reported killed Wednesday in the Canadian capital of Ottawa, and dozens of shots were fired minutes later in the halls of Parliament, witnesses and authorities said. Lawmakers barricaded themselves in their offices for safety

Authorities said that one gunman was shot by security forces and at least one was on the loose. Prime Minister Stephen Harper was safely escorted from the scene, his spokesman said.