Stars, Blue Jackets will play April 9

Updated: March 16, 2014, 7:54 PM ET
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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The NHL has announced that the Columbus Blue Jackets at Dallas Stars game from March 10 -- suspended 6:23 after the start when Stars forward Rich Peverley collapsed on the bench -- will be played on April 9 at American Airlines Center in Dallas.

The rescheduled game will not be picked up where it was ended.

The rescheduled contest will begin with a fresh start except with the Blue Jackets ahead 1-0. That was the score at the time play was stopped. A goal will be credited to Nathan Horton, with assists to Matt Calvert and James Wisniewski. All other statistics will be expunged.

This is the same way the NHL handled the Detroit-Nashville game in 2005 when Jiri Fischer had a medical emergency at 12:30 of the first period.

Both teams, in the middle of playoff races, had struggled to find a common date.

Any fan with tickets from the March 10 game can use that same ticket stub to get into the game on April 9.

Information from ESPNDallas.com's Richard Durrett contributed to this report.

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