• SHARE:
  • email
  • Bookmark and Share

Engine issue in freezing weather delays Dallas Stars flight home after win over Detroit

DETROIT - The Dallas Stars beat the Red Wings 2-1 and then had to spend the night in Detroit due to an engine problem on the plane they were going to use.

Stars spokesman Greg Ramirez says the team was scheduled to fly back to Dallas on Wednesday afternoon and cancelled practice. Ramirez says the team is safe and "everyone is fine."

The flight following Tuesday night's win was delayed at a time when temperatures were in the low 20s. Ramirez says there was a mechanical issue following de-icing of the Stars jet when a valve for one of the engines malfunctioned.

Ramirez says the team, as a precaution, stayed overnight at a hotel. The Stars host Chicago on Thursday night.

More Stories

Detroit Red Wings enter 2014-15 season hoping for better health than last season

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. - While coach Mike Babcock focuses on systems and practice, the Detroit Red...

Detroit Red Wings agree to 2-year deal with defenceman Danny DeKeyser

DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings agreed to terms with defenceman Danny DeKeyser on Tuesday on a...

Detroit Red Wings sign GM Ken Holland to 4-year deal through 2017-18 season

DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings have signed executive vice-president and general manager Ken...

Detroit Red Wings agree on 3-year deal with LW Tomas Tatar

DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings have agreed to a three-year contract with Tomas Tatar after the...
blog comments powered by Disqus

THN on Twitter

Will the Blue Jackets and Ryan Johansen agree on a contract before the start of the regular season?




Contests

Our Partners