The hockey world is responding to the tragedy in Ottawa this morning as a soldier was shot and killed at the War Memorial on Parliament Hill.
(Please check Citynews.ca for full coverage of the events.)
The Toronto Maple Leafs are in Ottawa as they were scheduled to renew their provincial rivalry with the Senators this evening at the Canadian Tire Centre in Kanata. The visiting hockey team, whose hotel is located a short distance from Parliament Hill, is currently under a lock down order as the authorities deal with the security threat.
The NHL postponed Wednesday’s Sens-Leafs game for a date to be named later.
Here is a rundown of the hockey world’s response, via Twitter, to Wednesday’s events:
Edmonton Oilers on Twitter: “Our thoughts are with our nation’s capital right now. Praying for those affected by today’s tragic events at Parliament Hill in Ottawa.”
Patrick Burke on Twitter: “Thinking of everyone in Ottawa, especially the brave first responders. Stay safe, everyone.”