Montreal Canadiens and Edmonton Oilers game postponed due to COVID-19

Mar 22, 2021; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; General view of the Bell Center as the Montreal Canadiens team announced that the game against Edmonton Oilers has been cancelled. Mandatory Credit: Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports

Monday night’s game between the Edmonton Oilers and host Montreal Canadiens has been postponed due to COVID-19, according to the NHL.

The announcement was made shortly before faceoff after two Canadiens players entered COVID-19 protocols earlier Monday. Edmonton is scheduled to play at Montreal three times this week, including Wednesday and Friday.

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The NHL will provide an update on the situation Tuesday.

–Field Level Media