Vancouver Canucks centre Adam Gaudette has tested positive for COVID-19, the team’s head coach confirmed Tuesday.
The 24-year-old was pulled from the ice during practice Tuesday morning after test results came in.
Canucks head coach Travis Green confirmed the positive test and said the team is following the NHL’s COVID-19 protocols.
“Our players get tested every day and obviously we’ve been tested this morning and we’ll see how those test results come back when we get them back,” he said.
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Green said forward Jake Virtanen stayed home Tuesday because he was not feeling well.
Gaudette has four goals and three assists for the Canucks this season.
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— With files from Neetu Garcha
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