It’s a new year, but COVID problems haven’t totally slowed down for the NHL. Here’s a collection of NHL COVID news, from Auston Matthews to the Ottawa Senators and Florida Panthers.
Senators – Kraken become 92nd postponed NHL game as Sens’ COVID issues pile up
As the list of Senators in NHL COVID protocol swells, the team’s schedule continues to get disrupted. The Senators already saw Monday’s game against the Wild postponed, and now Thursday’s game against the Kraken has also been postponed.
When you consider how many Senators are in NHL COVID protocol, postponed games shouldn’t be too big of a surprise. On Monday, Thomas Chabot, Zach Sanford, Chris Tierney, and assistant coach Bob Jones joined that growing list. The Senators added Nick Paul, Jacob Bernard-Docker, and Dillon Heatherington to a list that already included Josh Norris and Tyler Ennis.
If the Senators don’t have any other games postponed due to NHL COVID protocol, here’s what their schedule would…