Five San Jose Sharks players, along with their head coach Bob Bougner, tested positive for COVID-19 within hours of Saturday’s duel with the Winnipeg Jets.
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At least “The Mercury News” put it before noon. The company confirmed positive cases without disclosing further information. However, she indicated that General Manager Doug Wilson was in consultation with the National Hockey League (NHL).
According to the SportsNet Network, Quebec defender Mark-Edward Vlasic, full-backs Eric Carlson, Radim Simek and Jacob Middleton, as well as forwards Jonathan Dahlen, Matt Nieto and Andrew Cogliano Kovid are on the list.
Captain Logan Couture also did not play against the Jets, but not because of the coronavirus.
The Sharks have also recalled five players from San Jose Barracuda, forwards John Leonard and Nick Merkley, as well as defensemen Nicholas Melo, Ryan Merkley and Jacob Magna.