Just a quick weather update from Philadelphia, complete with a picture from PHT’s perch at Citizens Bank Park. In two words, it’s warm. Almost 60 degrees. Thus the Winter Classic alumni game being pushed back to 3 p.m. ET. Not to worry though. Once the sun stops shining directly on the ice surface, it should be fine.
Temperatures for Monday’s Winter Classic are supposed to be considerably cooler, with highs around 40.
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It’s going to be interesting to see if Hammond can replicate the success he had last season, when he came out of nowhere to go 20-1-2 with a 1.79 GAA and .941 save percentage, and finish seventh in Vezina voting.