PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Flyers-Rangers game scheduled for Sunday in New York has been postponed due to the league’s COVID-19 guidelines, the NHL announced on Wednesday night. Three Flyers — Travis Sanheim, Claude Giroux, and Justin Braun — are currently in the league’s protocols.
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“The Flyers’ organization has, and will continue to follow, all recommended guidelines aimed at protecting the health and safety of its Players, staff and community at large as set by the NHL, local, state and national agencies,” the league said in its announcement.
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There were no new Flyers in the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol on Wednesday.
This will be the Flyers’ fourth game postponed due to the coronavirus. The Flyers’ game against the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night was postponed.
The Flyers’ games against the New Jersey Devils that were scheduled for Thursday and Saturday were already postponed due to 16 Devils being in the league’s COVID protocols.MORE NEWS: COVID In Philadelphia: City Easing More Restrictions Monday On Road To Recovery
There’s no word on when the games will be made up.