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Montreal Canadiens’ next three games postponed due to COVID-19 protocol

Oct 11, 2018; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Logo of Montreal Canadiens team on ice as seen during a presentation before an opener game against Los Angeles Kings. Mandatory Credit: Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports

The Montreal Canadiens’ next three games have been postponed as a result of NHL COVID-19 protocol, the league announced Tuesday.

The Canadiens’ game against the visiting Edmonton Oilers on Monday was postponed shortly before the opening faceoff after Montreal forwards Joel Armia and Jesperi Kotkaniemi entered COVID-19 protocol.

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The Canadiens’ games against the Oilers on Wednesday and Friday have been called off, as well as their contest versus the visiting Ottawa Senators on Sunday.

“Pending test results in the coming days, it is expected that the Canadiens will be able to re-open their facilities for practice on Monday, March 29,” the league announced.

–Field Level Media