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Prior to their Sunday night game against the Los Angeles Kings, the Washington Capitals announced that forward Michael Sgarbossa had been added to the team’s COVID-19 protocol list.
Sgarbossa, who has played in seven games this season for the Caps, joins TJ Oshie, Evgeny Kuznetsov, and Nicklas Backstrom on the list.
#Caps forward Michael Sgarbossa is unavailable due to the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol.
— CapitalsPR (@CapitalsPR) December 19, 2021
Sgarbossa has recorded two goals and one assist in the aforementioned seven contests. Prior to the game, the NHL announced linesman Julien Fournier would miss the game as a result of being in COVID-19 protocol, leaving the officiating to two referees and one linesman.
Per @PR_NHL, Linesman Julien Fournier will be unavailable for tonight’s Los Angeles/Washington game. The game will be officiated by two Referees and one Linesman.
— CapitalsPR (@CapitalsPR) December 20, 2021
By Michael Fleetwood