The team said that Dacharme was the only one to receive a positive test at CH.
I talked to Dominic, he was fine. We are in contact with Santa Quebec and NHL protocols. I do not know how long he will be with us, Canadian General Manager Mark Bergewin told a news conference late in the afternoon.
In the absence of Ducharm, Luke Richardson will take over along with Alex Burrows and Sean Burke. Ducharm however stays in touch with the team and provides instructions from a distance.
He is currently in contact with instructors for a game plan, Said Bergewin about the CH head coach. Intercepts match number 4 and also intervenes after and after the match.
The Canadians general manager does not need to convince the NHL to keep the game tonight at the Bell Center.
We are clear and transparent about the situation. The National League and Santa Quebec are comfortable with the idea of moving forward with the game.
The Montreal agency announced in the morning that Ducharm was alone at home due to tampering with the screening test and that he would undergo other tests during the day. His morning press briefing was canceled.
In the 2020 playoffs, the Canadian found himself without his head coach in the series against the Philadelphia Flyers Claude Julian is a victim of a heart problem.
Circumstances were very different, Bergevin said, but I guarantee we will be ready for tonight’s match.
The Hobbs will play their third double in the semi-final series against the Vegs Golden Knights in Montreal, which ended in a 1-1 draw. The Knights won the first game 4-1, then CH bounced back 3-2.
Players received a second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on June 9, just before the start of the series. Dominic Dacharm, 48, was also vaccinated at the time. His immunity was not complete as the two-week period did not end.
Team activities were suspended for a week earlier this season due to two players having to go through the National Hockey League (NHL) Kovid-19 protocol.
The variant infected Joel Army And did not return to the game until April 14, three weeks after being placed on the COVID list. Jesperi Kotkanimi, on the other hand, has never been positively tested, but has been sidelined as a preventive measure due to his close ties with the Army.
In the second round of the playoffs, Colorado Avalanche head coach Jared Bednar isolated himself with an irregular test that reported only hours into Game 6 against the Golden Knights. He finally got the green light to secure his place behind the bench.
Maximum group of 3,500 spectators At the Bell Center on Friday evening, the amphitheater reopened to the public on May 29, more than 1,000 times.