London arena lighting snafu delays start of opener

Updated: September 29, 2007, 2:57 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

The lights went out in London ... and took about a half hour to come back on.

As the NHL was set to kick off the 2007-08 season with a game between the Anaheim Ducks and Los Angeles Kings on Saturday, the lights at the 17,500-seat O2 Arena failed to come back on after pregame festivities and delayed the start of the game by about 30 minutes.

Both teams briefly went back to their respective locker rooms as arena officials worked to get half of the facility's track lights up and ...

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