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Second Avalanche player tests positive for COVID-19

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Posted at 8:42 PM, Mar 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-28 22:42:09-04

DENVER — Just two days after announcing that one of its players had recovered after contracting COVID-19, the Colorado Avalanche shared on Saturday that another player has tested positive for the virus.

In a statement, the Avalanche said that the player is in self-isolation and that all other Avalanche players, staff and others who might have had close contact with the player have been informed and remain isolated as per prior League direction and are monitoring their health and will be in touch with Club medical staff as necessary.

No other Avalanche player or staff member has shown symptoms, per the release.

The names of the two Avs players infected have also not been released.