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Calgary Flames cancel morning skate after player tests positive

Apr 19, 2021; Calgary, Alberta, CAN; Calgary Flames left wing Milan Lucic (17) poses for a photo with teammates as he was honored for his 1000 NHL hockey game prior to the game between the Calgary Flames and the Ottawa Senators at Scotiabank Saddledome. Mandatory Credit: Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports

The Calgary Flames canceled their morning skate on Friday as a precaution after one player tested positive for COVID-19.

Per the Flames, the person remains in isolation after Thursday’s COVID-19 testing. All other players and staff members tested negative.

The fifth-place Flames (19-23-3, 41 points) are scheduled to play the fourth-place Montreal Canadiens (20-15-9, 49 points) on Friday night in the first of three straight games between the North Division teams in Calgary.

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–Field Level Media