WTIC1080
Fire Weather Watch: The National Weather Service says dry air and strong winds will increase the risk of brush fires spreading in parts of the state. Read More

Latest Sports

Storm Changes Start Time Of Hockey Game

View Comments
Boston Bruins (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Boston Bruins (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up

BOSTON (AP) _ The Boston Bruins have pushed back the start of Saturday’s game against the Tampa Bay Lightning by six hours because of the blizzard hitting the Northeast.

The game scheduled for 1 p.m. is now to start at 7 p.m. The Bruins and Lightning each already had road games scheduled for Sunday night.

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick declared a state of emergency and banned travel on roads as of 4 p.m. on Friday in anticipation of a blizzard that could bring nearly a yard of snow to the region. Public transportation also shut down Friday afternoon.

The storm was expected to clear the area by early Saturday afternoon.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. )

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus