Vancouver Canucks forward Adam Gaudette tests positive for COVID-19

Mar 4, 2021; Vancouver, British Columbia, CAN; Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Morgan Rielly (44) checks Vancouver Canucks forward Adam Gaudette (96) in the second period at Rogers Arena. Mandatory Credit: Bob Frid-USA TODAY Sports

Vancouver Canucks forward Adam Gaudette tested positive for COVID-19 and will enter the NHL’s health and safety protocol, coach Travis Green announced Tuesday.

Green said that Gaudette was removed from practice on Tuesday.

“Adam had a positive test come in this morning,” said Green, “and we are following NHL protocol and he left the ice.”

Gaudette, 24, logged 11:10 of ice time in the Canucks’ last game, a 5-1 loss to the Winnipeg Jets last Wednesday. Vancouver returns to action on Wednesday against the visiting Calgary Flames.

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Gaudette has recorded seven points (four goals, three assists) in 33 games this season. He has 52 points (21 goals, 31 assists) in 153 career games since being selected by the Canucks in the fifth round of the 2015 NHL Draft.

–Field Level Media