No NHL Players Have Tested Positive For COVID-19 Since Entering the Toronto and Edmonton Bubbles Last Week

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The NHL announced on Monday afternoon that no players have tested positive for the Coronavirus in the past week. From July 27- August 1, 7,013 tests were administered among all 24 teams in the first week of Phase 4 of the league’s Return to Play Plan.

Teams arrived at the bubbles for the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs in Toronto (Eastern Conference) and Edmonton (Western Conference) on July 26 and players got tested as they arrived at their hotels. All players and members of the clubs’ 52-member party will get tested daily.

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The NHL and coaches cannot disclose any information regarding player injuries or illnesses during the 2020 playoffs to protect a player’s medical privacy.

By Della Young

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Della Young is a fiction writer based out of the Northern Virginia/Washington, D.C. area and an online student attending Full Sail University. She got her start in the entertainment industry at age seven as an actress. At the young age of nine, Della wrote a psychological thriller short story that sparked her interest in creative writing. She comes from a family of big Capitals fans and became inspired to start writing for sports. In her spare time, Della enjoys photography, traveling, and working on both sides of the camera. Follow Della on Twitter: @dellayoung
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