Avalanche Confirm Player Tested Positive For Coronavirus, Has Recovered

A third NHL player has tested positive for COVID-19.

An unnamed Colorado Avalanche player’s test results came back positive for the virus, the team announced Thursday.

“The player has been at home in isolation since the first symptoms appeared, has recovered and is back to normal,” the team said in a statement. “The Avalanche have notified anyone who has had known close contact with the athlete.”

The Avs are just the second NHL team to report a case of the coronavirus. The Ottawa Senators had two players test positive since the league paused it’s 2019-20 season due to the outbreak. Their current status is unknown

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