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Islanders games postponed through Nov. 30 due to COVID-19

The NHL has postponed Islanders online games through Tuesday, the league announced Saturday.

The Islanders have “up to eight” gamers in COVID-19 protocol, the staff reported in a assertion.

That would account for two extra scenarios as of Saturday, with Josh Bailey getting returned from protocol. Adam Pelech, Andy Greene, Anders Lee, Kieffer Bellows, Ross Johnston and Zdeno Chara are all in protocol.

The Islanders experienced at the very least two online games — like Sunday against the Rangers postponed since of their outbreak of COVID-19.
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The determination affects Sunday’s sport at the Rangers and Tuesday’s contest at the Flyers.

“The League is in the approach of reviewing and revising the Islanders’ common period plan,” the NHL reported in a assertion. “The Islanders group has adopted, and will keep on to follow, all proposed tips aimed at defending the wellness and basic safety of its Players, personnel and community at substantial as set by the NHL, nearby, condition and countrywide companies.”

It included that the determination to postpone was built by the NHL in consultation with the Players’ Association and the Islanders’ health-related teams.

The Islanders have shed 8 online games in a row, the most recent getting Friday night against the Penguins. They are 5-10-two.