A power outage based on the Toronto Maple Leafs game

A power outage based on the Toronto Maple Leafs game


The Regional Municipality (RM) of Durham, a suburb of Toronto, wanted to reassure Maple Leafs fans living in the area that they would be able to continue watching the game despite a power failure. power scheduled last night, at the time of the meeting. 

After having decreed a blackout between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m., on the night of Saturday to Sunday, officials made the announcement, earlier this week that it could start later if the playoff game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Tampa Bay Lightning didn't end in time.

“We know that Saturday night is an important night for Leafs Nation [nickname for Maple Leafs fans]. In the event that the game should go into overtime, which is expected to occur close to 11 p.m., Hydro One will delay the start of the outage,” said a spokesperson for the government-owned company. of Ontario, by means of a press release, and to which CP 24 had access.

As a matter of fact, the hockey game ended in overtime, shortly before 11 p.m. The breakdown therefore began after the conclusion of the game, which ended with a score of 2-1 for the Leafs.

The breakdown was decreed for maintenance reasons with an electrical station in the Municipality of Clarington, located in the MR. Hydro One and Elexicon customers have been affected.