Earlier on Thursday, TSN hockey insider Darren Dreger reported that the Vancouver Canucks had no new positive COVID-19 cases for the primary time since they have been sidelined by the NHL’s largest coronavirus outbreak of the season.
Deputy commissioner Invoice Daly has now advised ESPN’s Emily Kaplan that the league hopes Vancouver will have the ability to resume the marketing campaign “by the top of subsequent week.”
The Canucks have not performed since a loss to the Winnipeg Jets on March 24 and have had 18 energetic gamers, three gamers from the taxi squad and 4 workers members check constructive for COVID-19. Kaplan experiences that some gamers have been symptomatic, and a minimum of one required an IV final weekend.
In accordance with the club’s official calendar, Vancouver stays scheduled to play on the Edmonton Oilers on Monday night. It is broadly believed that matchup and likewise Wednesday’s contest at Edmonton will likely be rescheduled.
All Canucks personnel who’ve examined constructive are quarantining, and a few are isolating away from members of the family. Gamers should be cleared by a workforce physician and heart specialist to return from the NHL’s COVID-19 protocols record.
Vancouver is fifth within the NHL North standings and trails the Montreal Canadiens by eight factors within the race for the division’s final accessible postseason berth. When talking with ESPN, Daly reiterated his earlier assertion that the Canucks ought to in some way have the ability to full their full 56-game regular-season schedule.