Chicago Blackhawks forward Brandon Hagel in COVID-19 protocol

Mar 9, 2021; Dallas, Texas, USA; Chicago Blackhawks left wing Brandon Hagel (38) in action during the game between the Dallas Stars and the Chicago Blackhawks at the American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Chicago Blackhawks forward Brandon Hagel was placed in the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol and did not practice with the team on Friday.

Hagel, 22, has 14 points (five goals, nine assists) in 35 games this season.

He scored a game-tying goal in the third period of Thursday night’s 4-3 loss to the visiting Carolina Hurricanes.

A sixth-round draft pick by the Buffalo Sabres in 2016, Hagel made his NHL debut last season with Chicago and played in one game.

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