Temps in 90s could affect Garden ice

Updated: June 8, 2011, 3:55 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

BOSTON -- With temperatures in downtown Boston hovering near the 90s on Wednesday, the Boston Bruins and the NHL were doing everything they could to keep the ice surface at TD Garden up to par for Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals.

But after Wednesday morning's pregame skate, members of the visiting Vancouver Canucks said the heat and humidity already had affected the ice, turning it slushy and soft.

"The ice wasn't very good at all," defenseman Kevin Bieksa said. "The ice is very ...

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