Senators place 3 gamers, assistant coach in NHL’s COVID-19 protocol

The Ottawa Senators have positioned defenceman Thomas Chabot, forwards Zach Sanford and Chris Tierney and assistant coach Bob Jones within the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol.

Ottawa now has 9 gamers within the protocol. Chabot, Tierney and Sanford be part of goaltender Anton Forsberg, forwards Josh Norris, Tyler Ennis and Nick Paul and defencemen Dillon Heatherington and Jacob Bernard-Docker.

That is the second important outbreak of COVID-19 on the Senators this season. The crew had three of its video games postponed in November after 10 gamers entered the league’s COVID-19 protocol.

The Senators recalled defenceman Michael Del Zotto and ahead Scott Sabourin from the American Hockey League’s Belleville Senators. Del Zotto was added to Ottawa’s roster whereas Sabourin was assigned to its taxi squad.

The Senators have been scheduled to host Minnesota on Monday, however that was one in every of a number of Canadian-based video games postponed by the NHL on account of area capability limits in Canada.

The Senators’ final sport was a 6-0 defeat at Toronto on Saturday. They’re subsequent scheduled to face the Kraken on Thursday in Seattle.

COVID-19 hampers German soccer golf equipment’ return

German golf equipment’ preparations for the Bundesliga’s resumption after the winter break are being hampered by coronavirus infections.

Defending champion Bayern Munich is amongst these worst affected, with Monday’s coaching session put again till the late afternoon so gamers and training employees could be examined upon their return.

The crew’s return was already delayed by a day after the Bavarian membership reported 5 COVID-19 infections — captain and goalkeeper Manuel Neuer, gamers Kingsley Coman, Corentin Tolisso and Omar Richards, in addition to assistant coach Dino Toppmöller, all examined constructive.

It is unclear if the 5 are contaminated with the omicron variant and whether or not they’ll miss Bayern’s sport towards Borussia Mönchengladbach to renew the league on Friday. Neuer, who stated he was affected by mild signs, will miss the match.

Gladbach can be affected after reporting 4 constructive coronavirus infections — Joe Scally, Mamadou Doucoure, Denis Zakaria and Keanan Bennetts are all in quarantine.

“All 4 gamers are doing properly,” Gladbach stated.

Of the Bundesliga’s 18 golf equipment, 13 have reported coronavirus infections.

Stuttgart has 4 gamers in isolation forward of its go to to last-place Greuther Furth on Saturday, with Silas Katompa Mvumpa, Naouirou Ahamada, Konstantinos Mavropanos and Mateo Klimowicz all affected.

Borussia Dortmund will possible must do with out the contaminated Dan-Axel Zagadou for its sport at Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday. Frankfurt has two gamers in quarantine with COVID-19.

Each Berlin golf equipment are additionally affected by constructive take a look at outcomes. Hertha Berlin new signing Fredrik André Bjørkan is amongst its gamers in quarantine.