• SHARE:
  • email
  • Bookmark and Share

NHL makes commitment to have teams observe Earth Hour on Saturday

Andrew Ladd with the Stanley Cup atop Crown Mountain, B.C., July 19, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Mark L. Johnson

Zoom Image

Andrew Ladd with the Stanley Cup atop Crown Mountain, B.C., July 19, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Mark L. Johnson

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The NHL is pledging to turn down the lights this weekend.

The league plans to observe Earth Hour on Saturday evening, with all 30 teams having committed to scaling back the energy used in their arenas between 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. local time.

There are 10 games scheduled that evening.

The NHL says all non-essential lighting in its arenas will be turned off.

The World Wildlife Fund started Earth Hour five years ago in Australia and has seen it grow to become the world's largest global climate change action.

More Stories

Avs F Matt Duchene skates with team Saturday morning; won't play in Game 5 against Wild

DENVER - Colorado Avalanche coach Patrick Roy says leading scorer Matt Duchene won't play in...

Coming off 3-OT Game 1, Blackhawks, Blues promise to be ready Saturday

ST. LOUIS - A mood of euphoric exhaustion carried over to the next day after the St. Louis Blues...

Leafs and Jets looking to get back to winning ways when they meet Saturday

WINNIPEG - They both had winning streaks snuffed out Thursday night on the road and they both...

Cool as ice: Hockey rink ready to go at Dodger Stadium for Ducks-Kings outdoor game Saturday

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Dan Craig and his crew have been at Dodger Stadium from dusk to dawn every...
blog comments powered by Disqus

THN on Twitter

Who is more likely to get an NHL job again first?




Contests

Our Partners