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Report: Six more Canucks test positive, team will be out of action “for a while”

Yesterday, NHL PR announced that the Vancouver Canucks would be out of action until April 8th, as Adam Gaudette, Travis Hamonic, and a staff member tested positive for COVID-19.

According to multiple sources, the first of which was Rick Dhaliwal, the Canucks now have six more positive cases, bringing their total number to eight.

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The NHL’s COVID protocols list will be updated later today, at which point we should know exactly which players tested positive for the virus.

Irfaan Gaffar added the following:

This almost certainly means the Canucks are out of action beyond the originally planned date of April 8th, but nothing has been made official by the league at this time.

UPDATE: Alex Edler, Quinn Hughes, Braden Holtby, Zack MacEwen, and Antoine Roussel have all been added to the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol list.

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