Montreal Canadiens forward Joel Armia (Joel Armia) has been included in the NHL’s COVID-19 agreement and will not go with the team to the Stanley Cup final against the Chargers in Tampa, Florida on Monday.
Before the Canadian went to the Chargers, Almia did not practice in Montreal. General manager Mark Bergevin announced the news.
The first game of the finals will be played at 8pm Eastern Time on Monday.
Players on the protocol list do not necessarily test positive for COVID-19. For example, players who have had close contact with people who tested positive are also on the list.
From March 22 to April 9, Armia spent 19 days in the agreement.
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The Canadians also do not have a temporary coach, Dominique Ducharme, who has been in isolation since he tested positive for COVID-19 on June 18.
Assistant coach Luke Richardson has taken over the duties of the bench, and Ducham plans to return before the Canadians will host their third game on Friday.
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