The Capitals-Ducks game was originally scheduled for 7 PM, then rescheduled to 5 PM, then postponed altogether on Friday afternoon. But how about the nationally broadcast Caps-Pens game, which is scheduled for 12:30 PM Sunday?
The NHL will announce their decision on if that game will be cancelled on Saturday morning. Considering the Penguins have a game that day and would have to travel into DC later that night, it seems unlikely to happen.
Meanwhile, the Post-Gazette’s Seth Rorabaugh asked former Capital/now-turned-heel Pittsburgh Penguin Eric Fehr what he thought the chances were they’d play the game.
“I would say D.C. is one of the worst cities for handling snow,” Fehr said to Rorabaugh. “If you get about an inch or even a threat of snow coming, the city shuts down.”
Hey, c’mon, Fehrsie. That a totally un-Fehr thing to say. Look how good DC handled Wednesday’s one inch of snow.
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— Tom Wilson (@tom_wilso) January 21, 2016
Okay, dammit. He’s totally right.
“There’s a lot of concerns, not just for us but for the fans that would be trying the game and everybody trying to get to the game, arena [employees],” Fehr continued. “Hopefully whatever decision we make will be the right one.”
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