NHL : two confirmed cases of COVID-19

LNH : deux cas confirmés de COVID-19

Two players of the national hockey League (NHL) have entered into the COVID-19 during the first five days of phase 3 of the return-to-play, according to information received Monday by the circuit Bettman.

In total, the NHL has done 2618 screening tests with over 800 players between 13 and 17 July. Two positive results were obtained and the patients are currently in containment, according to the intended protocol. The identity of the players has not been revealed.

Phase 3 of the plan, the NHL has allowed teams to organize training camps for the return. The 24 competing teams must then head to Edmonton and Toronto, which will be played from the 28 July, the preparatory meetings.

The matches of the qualification round – in which the Montreal canadiens will face the Pittsburgh Penguins – and the round robin of the teams head will take place from 1 August.

– The channel TVA Sports will broadcast the entire series -Canadian Penguins.

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