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COVID-related absence protocol list for the NHL

COVID-related absence protocol list


The NHL will place players on the COVID-related absence protocol list for a variety of reasons that may or may not include (1) an initial positive test which remains unconfirmed until confirmatory testing is completed pursuant to the Positive Test Protocol; (2) mandated isolation for symptomatic individuals pursuant to the Positive Test Protocol; (3) required quarantine as a high-risk close contact in accordance with the Positive Test Protocol; (4) isolation based on a confirmed positive test result and/or; (5) quarantine for travel or other reasons as outlined in the NHL's COVID-19 Protocol.

Players in the protocol

Player Team Date Added
Patrick KaneCHI2021-10-23
Kris LetangPIT2021-10-23
Brandon SaadSTL2021-10-21
Jeff CarterPIT2021-10-21
Mark ScheifeleWPG2021-10-21
Blake WheelerWPG2021-10-18
Brendan LemieuxLA2021-10-16
David RittichNSH2021-10-16

Players out of the protocol

Player Team Date Added Date Removed
Ryan StromeNYR2021-10-152021-10-24
Erik GustafssonCHI2021-10-232021-10-24
Ryan CarpenterCHI2021-10-232021-10-24
Patrick BrownPHI2021-10-142021-10-22
Tristan JarryPIT2021-10-212021-10-22
Mattias JanmarkVGK2021-10-112021-10-21
Calle JarnkrokSEA2021-10-082021-10-21
Jack JohnsonCOL2021-10-162021-10-19
Nathan MacKinnonCOL2021-10-122021-10-19
Zach Aston-ReesePIT2021-10-122021-10-16
Jamie OleksiakSEA2021-10-112021-10-12
Jared McCannSEA2021-10-112021-10-12
Joonas DonskoiSEA2021-10-112021-10-12
Marcus JohanssonSEA2021-10-112021-10-12
Jake GuentzelPIT2021-10-032021-10-11
Zach Aston-ReesePIT2021-09-272021-10-09