Earlier Friday, Chris T. Geldart, the director of the District of Columbia Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency, implored the Wizards and Capitals to postpone games scheduled for the weekend. For one, teams can't play three games in three nights, and the collective bargaining agreement also mandates a certain number of days off every month, so just adding a game later will be tricky. The governor's office said the problems in Somerset County began after westbound tractor-trailers were unable to climb a hill and other vehicles backed up behind them.
"We're getting pretty hungry", he said. The start of Friday's game was moved up two hours due to the snowstorm that is expected to blast the Mid-Atlantic states.2. Icy roads and bridges meant their bus caravan was stopped at one point, and it took nearly four hours before the team could make it to their plane.
"We are a gymnastics team", she said. The more snow Philadelphia gets, the deeper the discount.
It also postponed Sunday's game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals.
The league announced that Saturday night's game between the Philadelphia Flyers and New York Islanders that was scheduled to be played at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn has been postponed due to the storm. There has not yet been a new date announced for that game, either.
Forwards Alex Ovechkin and Brooks Laich spent their time snowblowing their respective garages.