NHL Completes Sixth Consecutive Week Without A Positive COVID-19 Test

The NHL announced on Monday afternoon that for a sixth consecutive week the League is reporting no positive COVID-19 test results from players or staff inside the Toronto and Edmonton bubbles.

The National Hockey League today released the following statement on COVID-19 testing results:

The NHL completed the sixth week of its Phase 4 Return to Play with no positive test results for COVID-19 among the 2,534 tests administered. Testing was administered on a daily basis to all members of the Clubs’ 52-member travelling parties, including Players, during the period from August 30 through September 5. The NHL will continue to provide regular updates on COVID-19 testing results. The League will not be providing information on the identity of any individuals or Clubs.

The Toronto bubble is now officially closed as both conference finals series will be played in Edmonton.

By Jon Sorensen

About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His passion for the Caps has grown over the decades, which has included time as a season ticket holder, social media and community organizer, and most recently led to the founding of NoVa Caps in 2014. Jon earned a Bachelor's of Science in Engineering at Old Dominion University, and is a Systems Engineer during intermissions, which has been instrumental in supporting his Capitals habit.
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