Canucks vs. Flames game postponed after 2 Vancouver players, coach entered COVID-19 protocol

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Canucks vs. Flames game postponed after 2 Vancouver players, coach entered COVID-19 protocol


The Vancouver Canucks-Calgary Flames game scheduled for Wednesday has been postponed amid new concerns about COVID-19.
The NHL has said that two Canucks players and a member of the coaching staff have adhered to the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol.

On Tuesday, the team confirmed that striker Adam Gaudete tested positive. The other player and the coach have yet to be named.

Canucks coach Travis Green said Tuesday forward Jake Virtanen stayed home because he was not feeling well.

It was not immediately clear what the situation would affect the Canucks’ schedule. The NHL is expected to provide another update on Thursday.

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Players who return confirmed positive tests must self-isolate for 10 days, and close contacts must self-isolate for 14 days according to NHL protocols.

Earlier in the season, Canucks forward JT Miller and defenseman Jordie Benn missed several games after being placed on the league’s COVID-19 protocol roster.

A player on the list has not necessarily tested positive.

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