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NHL COVID-19 case tracker: Up to date record of gamers to overlook video games throughout 2021 season


Earlier than the puck dropped on the 2021 NHL season, the league had already been impacted by COVID-19.

Other than the beginning date being pushed to Jan. 13, numerous gamers examined optimistic and 4 groups had coaching camps suspended for a minimum of sooner or later or a lot of gamers miss time. The Stars shut down their camp on Jan. 9 after it was revealed six gamers and two workers members examined optimistic. The Penguins canceled coaching camp the identical day, whereas the Blue Jackets had 19 gamers miss coaching camp on Jan. 8. On Jan. 10, the Canucks canceled follow “out of an abundance of warning on account of potential publicity to COVID-19.”

The day earlier than the season was set to start, the NHL introduced that 27 gamers had examined optimistic throughout coaching camp. Of these, 17 gamers have been members of the Stars. The league’s assertion famous that many of the gamers have been “asymptomatic” and have been “recovering with out complication.” Rangers ahead Mika Zibanejad confirmed on Jan. 11 that he missed the beginning of camp due to a optimistic COVID-19 take a look at. On Jan. 13, Avalanche head coach Jared Bednar revealed that defenseman Erik Johnson had examined optimistic.

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Previous to the league’s opening sport on Wednesday, the NHL introduced two gamers would miss the primary sport with what was listed as COVID protocol-related absences. Gamers listed underneath this class could not have essentially examined optimistic for coronavirus; inserting them on the record could possibly be a precautionary transfer.

Per the NHL’s press launch, the explanation a participant is listed as “unavailable” on account of COVID protocols contains: (1) an preliminary optimistic take a look at which stays unconfirmed till confirmatory testing is accomplished; (2) mandated isolation for symptomatic people; (3) required quarantine as a high-risk shut contact; (4) isolation primarily based on a confirmed optimistic take a look at end result and/or; (5) quarantine for journey or different causes.

The NHL will launch names prior to each sport.

NHL gamers out of video games due to COVID-19

Up to date April 7 at 5:32 p.m. ET

Be aware: The NHL’s COVID protocol-related absence record contains gamers who miss practices and video games. Beneath is an inventory of video games missed. Names are launched by the NHL at 5 p.m. native time.

Anaheim Geese

DATE PLAYER
Jan. 14 at Golden Knights Ben Hutton
Jan. 16 at Golden Knights Ben Hutton
March 24 at Wild Danton Heinen, Ben Hutton, Jacob Larsson, Anthony Stolarz
March 26 at Blues Alexander Volkov
March 28 at Blues Alexander Volkov
March 29 at Blues Alexander Volkov

Arizona Coyotes

DATE PLAYER
Feb. 12 vs. Blues John Hayden
Feb. 13 vs. Blues John Hayden
Feb. 27 vs. Avalanche John Hayden

Boston Bruins

DATE PLAYER
Jan. 14 at Devils Karson Kuhlman
March Three vs. Capitals Charlie Coyle
March 13 vs. Rangers Jake DeBrusk
March 18 at Sabres Sean Kuraly
March 25 vs. Islanders Jake DeBrusk, Sean Kuraly
March 27 vs. Sabres Jake DeBrusk, Sean Kuraly, Brad Marchand
March 29 vs. Devils Jake DeBrusk, Sean Kuraly, Brad Marchand
March 30 vs. Devils Jake DeBrusk, Sean Kuraly
April 1 vs. Penguins Jake DeBrusk
April Three vs. Penguins Jake DeBrusk
April 5 vs. Flyers Jaroslav Halak
April 6 at Flyers Jaroslav Halak

Buffalo Sabres

DATE PLAYER
Feb. 16 vs. Islanders Casey Mittelstadt

Carolina Hurricanes

DATE PLAYER
Jan. 16 at Crimson Wings Jordan Staal
Jan. 18 at Predators Jordan Staal
Jan. 19 at Predators Warren Foegele, Jordan Martinook, Jaccob Slavin, Jordan Staal, Teuvo Teravainen
Jan. 28 vs. Lightning Jesper Quick, Warren Foegele, Jordan Martinook, Jaccob Slavin, Jordan Staal, Teuvo Teravainen
Jan. 30 vs. Stars Jesper Quick
Jan. 31 vs. Stars Jesper Quick

Chicago Blackhawks

DATE PLAYER
Jan. 26 at Predators Adam Boqvist, Alex DeBrincat
Jan. 27 at Predators Adam Boqvist, Alex DeBrincat, Lucas Wallmark
Jan. 29 vs. Blue Jackets Adam Boqvist, Alex DeBrincat, Lucas Wallmark
Jan. 31 vs. Blue Jackets Nicolas Beaudin, Adam Boqvist, Ryan Carpenter, Alex DeBrincat, Lucas Wallmark
Feb. 2 vs. Hurricanes Adam Boqvist, Ryan Carpenter, Lucas Wallmark
Feb. Four vs. Hurricanes Adam Boqvist, Ryan Carpenter, Lucas Wallmark
Feb. 7 at Stars Adam Boqvist, Ryan Carpenter, Lucas Wallmark
Feb. 9 at Stars Ryan Carpenter, Lucas Wallmark
Feb. 11 vs. Blue Jackets Ryan Carpenter

Colorado Avalanche

DATE PLAYER
Jan. 13 vs. Blues Erik Johnson
Jan. 15 vs. Blues Erik Johnson
Feb. 14 at Golden Knights Samuel Girard, Tyson Jost, Gabriel Landeskog
Feb. 16 at Golden Knights Samuel Girard, Tyson Jost, Gabriel Landeskog, Hunter Miska
March 5 vs. Geese Dennis Gilbert
March 6 vs. Geese Dennis Gilbert

Columbus Blue Jackets

DATE PLAYER
Jan. 14 at Predators Mikko Koivu
Jan. 16 at Predators Mikko Koivu
Jan. 18 at Crimson Wings Mikko Koivu
Jan. 19 at Crimson Wings Mikko Koivu
Jan. 21 vs. Lightning Mikko Koivu
Jan. 23 vs. Lightning Patrik Laine, Jack Roslovic
Jan. 29 at Blackhawks Patrik Laine
Jan. 31 at Blackhawks Patrik Laine
March 20 at Hurricanes Alexandre Texier

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Dallas Stars

DATE PLAYER
Jan. 22 vs. Predators Blake Comeau
Jan. 24 vs. Predators Blake Comeau
Jan. 31 at Hurricanes Andrej Sekera
Feb. 2 at Blue Jackets Andrej Sekera
April Three at Hurricanes  Anton Khudobin
April Four at Hurricanes Anton Khudobin

Detroit Crimson Wings

DATE PLAYER
Jan. 14 vs. Hurricanes Christian Djoos, Darren Helm
Jan. 16 vs. Hurricanes Christian Djoos
Jan. 18 vs. Blue Jackets Adam Erne, Robby Fabbri
Jan. 19 vs. Blue Jackets Adam Erne, Robby Fabbri
Jan. 22 at Blackhawks Adam Erne, Robby Fabbri, Sam Gagner, Jon Merrill, Filip Zadina
Jan. 24 at Blackhawks Adam Erne, Robby Fabbri, Sam Gagner, Jon Merrill, Filip Zadina
Jan. 26 at Stars Adam Erne, Robby Fabbri, Sam Gagner, Jon Merrill, Filip Zadina
Jan. 28 at Stars Adam Erne, Robby Fabbri, Sam Gagner, Jon Merrill, Filip Zadina
Jan. 30 vs. Panthers Adam Erne, Robby Fabbri, Sam Gagner, Jon Merrill, Filip Zadina
Jan. 31 vs. Panthers Adam Erne, Robby Fabbri, Sam Gagner, Jon Merrill, Filip Zadina
Feb. Three at Lightning Filip Zadina
Feb. 13 at Predators Calvin Pickard
Feb. 28 at Blackhawks Patrik Nemeth 

Edmonton Oilers

DATE PLAYER
Jan. 13 vs. Canucks Gaetan Haas, James Neal
Jan. 14 vs. Canucks Gaetan Haas, James Neal
Feb. 11 at Canadiens Jesse Puljujarvi
March 10 vs. Senators Kyle Turris
March 12 vs. Senators Kyle Turris
March 13 at Canucks Kyle Turris
March 15 at Flames Kyle Turris

Florida Panthers

DATE PLAYER
Jan. 17 vs. Blackhawks Markus Nutivaara
Jan. 19 vs. Blackhawks Juho Lammikko
Feb. 11 vs. Lightning Anthony Duclair

Los Angeles Kings

DATE PLAYER
Jan. 14 vs. Wild Kurtis MacDermid, Cal Petersen, Sean Walker
Jan. 28 at Wild Andreas Athanasiou
Feb. 2 vs. Geese Andreas Athanasiou, Blake Lizotte
Feb. 5 at Golden Knights Andreas Athanasiou, Blake Lizotte
Feb. 7 at Golden Knights Andreas Athanasiou, Blake Lizotte
Feb. 9 vs. Sharks Andreas Athanasiou, Blake Lizotte
Feb. 11 vs. Sharks Andreas Athanasiou, Blake Lizotte
March 10 at Geese Cal Petersen
March 12 at Avalanche Olli Maatta
March 14 at Avalanche Olli Maatta
March 29 at Golden Knights Brendan Lemieux
March 31 at Golden Knights Brendan Lemieux
April Three vs. Sharks Brendan Lemieux, Matt Roy
April 5 vs. Coyotes Matt Roy
April 7 vs. Coyotes Matt Roy

Minnesota Wild

DATE PLAYER
Jan. 14 at Kings Alex Stalock
Jan. 16 at Kings Alex Stalock
Jan. 18 at Geese Alex Stalock
Jan. 18 at Geese Alex Stalock
Jan. 31 vs. Avalanche Marcus Foligno
Feb. 2 at Avalanche Marcus Foligno
Feb. 16 at Kings Jonas Brodin, Brad Hunt, Victor Rask, Carson Soucy, Cam Talbot
Feb. 18 at Geese Andrew Hammond
Feb. 20 at Geese Andrew Hammond
March 24 vs. Geese Zach Parise
March 25 vs. Blues Zach Parise
March 29 at Sharks Zach Parise
March 31 at Sharks Zach Parise
April 1 at Golden Knights Zach Parise

Montreal Canadiens

DATE PLAYER
March 30 vs. Oilers Joel Armia, Eric Staal
April 1 at Senators Joel Armia, Eric Staal
April Three vs. Senators Joel Armia, Eric Staal
April 5 vs. Oilers Joel Armia

March 22: The sport scheduled towards the Oilers was postponed after Joel Armia and Jesperi Kotkaniemi have been positioned in COVID-19 protocols.

Nashville Predators

DATE PLAYER
Jan. 14 vs. Blue Jackets Mikael Granlund, Luca Sbisa
Jan. 16 vs. Blue Jackets Mikael Granlund
Jan. 18 vs. Hurricanes Mikael Granlund
Jan. 19 vs. Hurricanes Mikael Granlund
March 2 vs. Hurricanes Ryan Johansen
March 9 at Hurricanes Erik Haula

New Jersey Devils

DATE PLAYER
Jan. 16 vs. Bruins Eric Comrie
Jan. 19 at Rangers Eric Comrie
Jan. 21 at Islanders Mackenzie Blackwood, Jesper Bratt
Jan. 24 vs. Islanders Mackenzie Blackwood, Jesper Bratt
Jan. 26 vs. Flyers Mackenzie Blackwood, Jesper Bratt
Jan. 28 vs. Flyers Mackenzie Blackwood, Aaron Dell
Jan. 30 at Sabres Mackenzie Blackwood, Connor Carrick, Aaron Dell, Travis Zajac
Jan. 31 at Sabres Mackenzie Blackwood, Connor Carrick, Aaron Dell, Kyle Palmieri, Sami Vatanen, Travis Zajac
Feb. 16 at Rangers Nico Hischier, Dmitry Kulikov, Travis Zajac
Feb. 17 at Bruins Nico Hischier
March 11 at Islanders Will Butcher
March 13 vs. Islanders Will Butcher
March 14 vs. Islanders Will Butcher

New York Islanders

DATE PLAYER
March 14 at Devils Noah Dobson, Jean-Gabriel Pageau
March 16 at. Capitals Noah Dobson
March 18 vs. Flyers Noah Dobson
March 20 vs. Flyers Noah Dobson
March 22 at Flyers Noah Dobson

New York Rangers

DATE PLAYER
Jan. 14 vs. Islanders Justin Richards
Feb. 1 vs. Penguins Kaapo Kakko
Feb. 12 vs. Bruins Filip Chytil 
Feb. 16 vs. Devils Filip Chytil
Feb. 18 at Flyers Filip Chytil
Feb. 20 at Capitals Filip Chytil, Kaapo Kakko
Feb. 24 at Flyers Kaapo Kakko, Ok’Andre Miller
Feb. 26 vs. Bruins Kaapo Kakko
Feb. 28 vs. Bruins Kaapo Kakko
March 15 vs. Flyers Pavel Buchnevich, Phillip Di Giuseppe,  Adam Fox
March 17 vs. Flyers Phillip Di Giuseppe
March 19 at Capitals Phillip Di Giuseppe
March 20 at Capitals Phillip Di Giuseppe
March 22 vs. Sabres Phillip Di Giuseppe, Brett Howden
March 25 at Flyers Brett Howden
March 27 at Flyers Brett Howden
March 28 at Capitals Brett Howden
March 30 vs. Capitals Brett Howden
April 1 vs. Sabres Brett Howden

March 17: Rangers announce the teaching workers (David Quinn, Jacques Marin, David Oliver and Greg Brown) are unavailable for the sport towards the Flyers on account of COVID-19 protocols. The membership’s AHL head coach Kris Knoblauch and affiliate head coach Gord Murphy will work the bench alongside Rangers affiliate GM Chris Drury.

Ottawa Senators

DATE PLAYER
Feb. 15 at Maple Leafs Ryan Dzingel
Feb. 17 at Maple Leafs Ryan Dzingel
Feb. 18 at Maple Leafs Ryan Dzingel
Feb. 21 vs. Canadiens Ryan Dzingel
Feb. 25 vs. Flames Ryan Dzingel
Feb. 27 vs. Flames Ryan Dzingel
April Three at Canadiens Jacob Bernard-Docker, Shane Pinto
April 5 at Jets Jacob Bernard-Docker, Shane Pinto
April 7 vs. Oilers Jacob Bernard-Docker, Shane Pinto

Philadelphia Flyers

DATE PLAYER
Jan. 13 vs. Penguins Shayne Gostisbehere
Jan. 15 vs. Penguins Shayne Gostisbehere
Jan. 18 vs. Sabres Shayne Gostisbehere
Jan. 19 vs. Sabres Shayne Gostisbehere
Feb. 7 at Capitals Travis Sanheim
Feb. 18 vs. Rangers Justin Braun, Claude Giroux, Travis Konecny, Scott Laughton, Oskar Lindblom, Jakub Voracek
Feb. 21 at Bruins Justin Braun, Claude Giroux, Travis Konecny, Scott Laughton, Oskar Lindblom, Jakub Voracek
Feb. 24 vs. Rangers Travis Konecny, Scott Laughton, Oskar Lindblom, Jakub Voracek
Feb. 27 at Sabres Travis Konecny
March Four at Penguins Joel Farabee

Pittsburgh Penguins

DATE PLAYER
Jan. 13 at Flyers Kasperi Kapanen
Jan. 15 at Flyers Kasperi Kapanen
March 2 vs. Flyers Sidney Crosby
March 6 vs. Flyers Colton Sceviour
March 7 vs. Rangers Colton Sceviour
March 27 vs. Islanders Mark Jankowski, Brandon Tanev

San Jose Sharks

DATE PLAYER
Jan. 14 at Coyotes Max Letunov
Feb. 27 vs. Blues Tomas Hertl
March 1 vs. Avalanche Tomas Hertl
March 5 vs. Golden Knights Tomas Hertl, Marcus Sorensen
March 6 vs. Golden Knights Tomas Hertl, Marcus Sorensen
March Eight vs. Blues Tomas Hertl, Marcus Sorensen
March 12 at Geese Marcus Sorensen
March 13 at Geese Marcus Sorensen

St. Louis Blues

DATE PLAYER
Feb. 20 vs. Sharks Sammy Blais
March 20 at Sharks Zach Sanford

Tampa Bay Lightning

DATE PLAYER
Jan. 21 at Blue Jackets Curtis McElhinney
Jan. 23 at Blue Jackets Curtis McElhinney
Jan. 28 at Hurricanes Curtis McElhinney
Feb. 13 at Panthers Steven Stamkos

Toronto Maple Leafs

DATE PLAYER
April 7 vs. Canadiens William Nylander

Vancouver Canucks

DATE PLAYER
Jan. 13 at Oilers Jordie Benn, J.T. Miller
Jan. 14 at Oilers Jordie Benn, J.T. Miller
Jan. 16 at Flames Jordie Benn, J.T. Miller
Jan. 18 at Flames Jordie Benn
March 24 vs. Jets Travis Boyd
March 31 vs. Flames* Adam Gaudette

*At 9 p.m. the NHL introduced this sport was postponed when a second participant was added to the record after it was launched at 5:00 p.m. ET. It was additionally introduced {that a} member of the teaching workers additionally entered the NHL’s COVID protocols.

Vegas Golden Knights

Jan. 26: The group proclaims the teaching workers will probably be self-isolating and can miss, at minimal, the sport later towards the Blues. TSN’s Darren Dreger reports there’s a minimum of one optimistic take a look at among the many group. GM Kelly McCrimmon and members of the AHL group’s teaching workers will work with him.

DATE PLAYER
Feb. 5 vs. Kings Alex Pietrangelo
Feb. 11 vs. Geese Tomas Nosek
Feb. 13 at Sharks Tomas Nosek
Feb. 14 vs. Avalanche Tomas Nosek
Feb. 16 vs. Avalanche Tomas Nosek
Feb. 20 at Avalanche Tomas Nosek
Feb. 22 at Avalanche Tomas Nosek

Washington Capitals

DATE PLAYER
Jan. 22 vs. Sabres Evgeny Kuznetsov, Dmitry Orlov, Alex Ovechkin, Ilya Samsonov
Jan. 24 vs. Sabres Evgeny Kuznetsov, Dmitry Orlov, Alex Ovechkin, Ilya Samsonov
Jan. 26 vs. Islanders Evgeny Kuznetsov, Dmitry Orlov, Alex Ovechkin, Ilya Samsonov
Jan. 28 vs. Islanders Evgeny Kuznetsov, Dmitry Orlov, Alex Ovechkin, Ilya Samsonov
Jan. 30 vs. Bruins Evgeny Kuznetsov, Ilya Samsonov
Feb. 1 vs. Bruins Evgeny Kuznetsov, Ilya Samsonov
Feb. Four at Rangers Evgeny Kuznetsov, Ilya Samsonov
Feb. 7 vs. Flyers Evgeny Kuznetsov, Ilya Samsonov, Jakub Vrana

Winnipeg Jets

DATE PLAYER
Jan. 18 at Maple Leafs Anton Forsberg, Tucker Poolman
Jan. 19 at Senators Anton Forsberg, Tucker Poolman
Jan. 21 at Senators Anton Forsberg, Tucker Poolman
Jan. 23 vs. Senators Pierre-Luc Dubois, Tucker Poolman
Jan. 24 vs. Oilers Pierre-Luc Dubois, Tucker Poolman
Jan. 26 vs. Oilers Pierre-Luc Dubois, Tucker Poolman
Jan. 30 vs. Canucks Pierre-Luc Dubois
Feb. 1 vs. Flames Pierre-Luc Dubois
Feb. 2 vs. Flames Pierre-Luc Dubois
Feb. Four vs. Flames Pierre-Luc Dubois




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