NHL finds zero COVID-19 cases in bubbles

The NHL says they have found zero cases of COVID-19 within their two bubbles.

NHL statement on COVID-19 testing results: pic.twitter.com/bjPuANz8Sq
— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) August 3, 2020

A total of 7,013 tests have been conducted between when teams arrived on July 26 and August 1st.
NHL teams brought with them a 52-person travelling party to the bubble and daily COVID-19 testing is done on everyone involved.
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Author: Zach Laing / The Leafs Nation

NHL finds two COIVD-19 cases in traning camps

The NHL says they have found two positive cases of COIVD-19 in training camps.

The league kicked off training camps July 13th and between that day and the 17th, 2,618 tests were conducted on over 800 players.

NHL statement on COVID-19 testing results: pic.twitter.com/C137laTvbH
— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) July 20, 2020

Both players who tested positive have self-isolated and are following CDC and Health Canada protocols.
The league, which is handling all injury reporting for teams, says they will not be providing information on identify of the players or clubs.
Edmonton Oilers defenceman Caleb Jones spoke out this week confirming he tested positive for COVID-19.
Through the NHL’s phase two the league found a total of 43 cases in players both in and outside of camps.
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Author: Zach Laing / The Leafs Nation

Nine new cases of COVID-19 found in players, NHL says

The National Hockey League has identified nine new cases of COVID-19 in its players, it said in a statement Monday.

The league has conducted 2,900 tests on 396 players that have participated in phase two with a total of 23 cases being found, the NHL said. A total of eight new cases have been identified since their latest announcement on June 29th.

NHL statement on COVID-19 testing results: pic.twitter.com/NDWmOwnvnf
— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) July 6, 2020

Outside of the phase two protocol, one new case of COVID-19 has been found in a player bringing that total to 12.
All players who have tested positive are following protocols set in place by the CDC and Health Canada.
The NHL and its teams will not be identifying players who test positive without approval from the NHL or NHLPA.
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Author: Zach Laing / The Leafs Nation

Toronto Raptors: Masai Ujiri is a future Hall of Famer

After a championship summer, the Hall of Fame cases for current Toronto Raptors players were heavily debated. As it turns out, Masai Ujiri has a strong case to get in. In the middle of discussing the cases for Kyle Lowry and Marc Gasol to make the Hall of Fame, one prominent factor of the Toronto […]
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Author: Justin Johnson / Raptors HQ