The Huskies hockey team could not have picked a worse time for an East Coast road trip. After playing a pair of games against Providence this weekend, the women's team is now trapped in Rhode Island.
Hurricane Sandy made landfall at about 6 p.m. on Monday before being downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone -- and the superstorm has disrupted over 14,000 flights and suspended Amtrak service.
The St. Cloud State University team couldn't even get a bus out of town because the companies fear they would hit heavy snowfall in parts of Pennsylvania. Forecasters predicted as much as two feet of snow would fall in the mountains.
Now, the team is spending time at their hotel, playing cards. Coach Jeff Giesen told FOX 9 News it is kind of like being in a thunderstorm that never ends., but the team is safe.
The Huskies plan to go practice each day through Thursday while they wait for the airport to reopen. Their home opener is scheduled for this weekend against Ohio State.