BOSTON — In a scene reminiscent of Super Bowl XLVII and the 1988 Stanley Cup Final, several of the overhead lights at TD Garden went dark during the first period of Monday’s Beanpot championship game between Boston College and Boston University.
The apparent power outage occurred with 8:53 remaining in the opening frame and prompted officials to halt play as arena staff investigated the source of the issue.
The game was played while Boston was in the midst of a winter storm, though it’s unclear if weather conditions were to blame for the blackout.
UPDATE (8:19 p.m. ET): Both teams have left the ice and retreated to their respective dressing rooms.
UPDATE (8:27 p.m.): The players have returned to the ice, the lights have come back on, and we are ready to resume play. The unofficial duration of the delay was 28 minutes.