Tag Archives: COVID-19

Capitals Announce COVID-19 Protocols At Capital One Arena Prior To Sunday’s Preseason Opener

Photo: SBC Americas Prior to their exhibition opener against the Boston Bruins at Capital One Arena on Sunday (5 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington locally, NHL Network nationally), the Washington Capitals sent an email to season ticket holders regarding COVID-19 … Continue reading

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Blue Jackets Rescind Unvaccinated Zac Rinaldo’s Training Camp Invitation

Photo: NESN After signing left-wing Zac Rinaldo to a one-year, two-way contract over the summer, the Columbus Blue Jackets announced on Tuesday that the 31-year-old’s invitation to the team’s training camp has been rescinded after Rinaldo refused to get a … Continue reading

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Hurricanes Announce Their Team Has 100% COVID-19 Vaccination Rate

Photo by Greg Thompson/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The Carolina Hurricanes announced on Tuesday that 100% of their team has received their COVID-19 vaccines prior to the start of training camp for the 2021-22 NHL season next week.

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Seattle Kraken Will Require Proof Of Vaccination Or Negative COVID-19 Test To Attend Games

The Seattle Kraken announced on Tuesday that fans will be required to provide proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test in order to attend games this season. They join the San Jose Sharks as the only two teams (so far) … Continue reading

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NHL Releases COVID Protocols, Includes Mechanism For Suspending Unvaccinated Players

The NHL and NHLPA have finalized COVID-19 protocols for the 2021-22 season. The final protocols were sent to each team Thursday afternoon.

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Canucks, AHL Affiliate Will Require Proof Of COVID-19 Vaccination To Attend Games

Photo: A View From My Seat The Vancouver Canucks and Abbotsford Canucks, their AHL affiliate, announced on Monday that every spectator in attendance at games will be required to get fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The announcement came just hours after … Continue reading

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Report: NHL Will Not Cover COVID-19 Insurance For Players At 2022 Winter Olympics

Photo: Bleacher Report According to the New York Post’s Larry Brooks, the NHL Players’ Association has told players that the NHL will not pay for COVID-19 insurance at the 2022 Winter Olympics or Olympic Qualifiers in Beijing, China in February.

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Report: Canadiens’ Head Coach Dominique Ducharme Tests Positive For COVID-19, Will Miss At Least 10 Days

Photo: Jonathan Kozub/Getty Images The Montreal Canadiens announced prior to Game 3 of their Stanley Cup Semifinal series against the Vegas Golden Knights at Bell Centre on Friday night (8 PM ET, USA Network) that head coach Dominique Ducharme has … Continue reading

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Ilya Samsonov, Evgeny Kuznetsov Skate Ahead of Capitals’ Optional Practice

Center Evgeny Kuznetsov and goaltender Ilya Samsonov each skated ahead of the Washington Capitals‘ optional practice on Sunday. Both players were placed on COVID-19 protocol. Kuznetsov entered it on May 4 and Samsonov did on May 7.

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Report: One Player Tested Positive for COVID-19, One Deemed “Close Contact” Between Capitals’ Evgeny Kuznetsov, Ilya Samsonov

Photo: The Athletic On Saturday, Washington Capitals goaltender Ilya Samsonov was removed from the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol list, but center Evgeny Kuznetsov remained. According to The Washington Post‘s Samantha Pell, a person with direct knowledge of the situation said one … Continue reading

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