Some breaking news in the NHL.
An NHL team has had it's first COVID breakout strong enough to postpone games.
The NHL announced that three upcoming Ottawa Senators' games have been postponed as the team tries to get things under control.
Tomorrow's game against New Jersey, Thursday night's game against Nashville along with Saturday night's game against the New York Rangers have all been postponed.
The Senators currently have 10 players in COVID protocol being quarantined.
From the NHL:
As an appropriate precaution, the team’s training facilities have been closed, effective immediately, and will remain closed for Players until further notice. The League is in the process of reviewing and revising the Senators’ regular season schedule.
The Senators organization has, and will continue to follow, all recommended guidelines aimed at protecting the health and safety of its Players, staff and community at large as set by the NHL, local, provincial and national agencies.
More details to come.
SCHEDULE UPDATE: @Senators games postponed at least through Nov. 20. https://t.co/bJpC88cb5F pic.twitter.com/sWwojm1W1h
— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) November 15, 2021