NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL has postponed the Calgary Flames’ next three games after six players and a staff member entered the league’s COVID-19 protocol over a 24-hour period. The Flames announced Monday that forwards Elias Lindholm, Andrew Mangiapane, Brad Richardson and Adam Ruzicka and defensemen Chris Tanev and Nikita Zadorov were in the protocol. Later Monday, the Carolina Hurricanes announced star center Sebastian Aho, rookie center Seth Jarvis and a training staff member had entered the protocol. Carolina played at Calgary on Thursday. Calgary is the third NHL team this season to have games postponed due to a COVID-19 outbreak. The Flames had been scheduled to meet the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday night.

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