Four separate teams announced a total of 10 positive tests for the new coronavirus this spring – five from Ottawa, three from Colorado and one from Pittsburgh and Boston.
The league and the NHL players’ association continue to negotiate plans for a resumption of the 2019-2020 season delayed by the pandemic, including health and safety measures, and the location of two hub cities that will combine to accommodate 24 clubs.
The training camps, which represent phase 3 of the return to play protocol, are scheduled to open on July 10. If all goes well, we hope that the season will resume later in the month or early August.
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