Flames put 7 more players, 3 coaches and 7 staff members into the COVID-19 protocol
Nearly the entire Calgary Flames roster is now on the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol after the team announced 17 more items had been added to the growing list.
On Wednesday morning, the team confirmed that an additional seven players, three coaches and seven support staff had joined the league’s protocol.
New additions include:
- Rasmus Andersson;
- Byron Froese;
- Johnny Gaudreau;
- Erik Gudbranson;
- Trevor Lewis;
- Jacob Markstrom;
- Tyler Pitlick;
- Head Coach Darryl Sutter;
- Associate Coach Kirk Muller; and,
- Assistant coach Ryan Huska.
As of Wednesday, a total of 16 Flames players, three coaches and eight support staff members have joined the protocol.
The team has closed its training facility and the league has postponed three of the team’s games, including road games in Chicago and Nashville scheduled for earlier this week and a home tie on Wednesday night. Last year Toronto Maple Leafs.
The federation continues to monitor the situation and will postpone additional matches if deemed necessary.