The Carolina Hurricanes-Minnesota Wild game at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota on Tuesday was postponed after four more Hurricanes entered the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol. The postponement date of the match is to be determined.
Before Jordan staal, Andrei Svechnikov and Steven lorentz, and defender Ian cole protocol entered Tuesday, a day later forward Sebastien aho and Seth Jarvis, and a member of the training staff, did.
The NHL said it will provide another update on Wednesday. The Hurricanes are scheduled to play a home game against the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday, with the Wild scheduled to host the Buffalo Sabers.
The Hurricanes’ game at the Wild was the ninth postponed this season due to COVID-19 concerns. The NHL announced Monday that the Calgary Flames have postponed three games: against the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday, against the Nashville Predators on Tuesday and at home against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday. These matches have not yet been rescheduled.
The New York Islanders have had their games postponed to November 28 (New York Rangers, rescheduled March 17) and November 30 (Philadelphia Flyers, not yet rescheduled). The Ottawa Senators have postponed the games of November 16 (New Jersey Devils), November 18 (Predators) and November 20 (Rangers). The New Jersey game was on December 6; Ottawa won 3-2. The other two games have not yet been rescheduled.
The NHL postponed 55 games last season; all were formed within the framework of a calendar of 56 games.