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13 Years Later: How the NHL responded to 9/11

Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers players shake hands at center ice, after cancelling the third period of their Sept. 20, 2001 preseason game. (YouTube screenshot)

Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers players shake hands at center ice, after cancelling the third period of their Sept. 20, 2001 preseason game. (YouTube screenshot)

The early-morning hours of Sept. 11, 2001 seemed like another day of the offseason was set to happen in the NHL community. Preseason pucks were set to be dropped the following weekend, and the start of the regular season was just over three weeks away.

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