BOSTON (CBS) — A day after Sean Kuraly tested positive for COVID-19, four more Bruins have been placed in the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol. As a result, the Bruins’ next two games have been postponed.
The team made the announcement on Friday afternoon, noting that Saturday’s game in Buffalo and Tuesday night’s home game vs. the Islanders have both been postponed.READ MORE: Water Conservation Urged In Massachusetts Amid Dry Spell
Head coach Bruce Cassidy told the media on Thursday that Kuraly was the lone positive test on the team, and the Bruins went forward with their game against the Sabres on Thursday evening.
The announcement stated that the Bruins expect to repoen their facilities on Wednesday, “pending test results in the coming days.”READ MORE: Massachusetts Reports 1,831 New COVID Cases, 8 Additional Deaths
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Jake DeBrusk, David Krejci, David Pastrnak, and Craig Smith join Sean Kuraly in COVID-19 protocol.
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Tuesday’s game vs. the Islanders was supposed to be the first game with fans in attendance at TD Garden this season. They are scheduled to host the Islanders again on Thursday, March 25.