Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin checks constructive for COVID-19

The development of issues going from unhealthy to worse for the Montreal Canadiens this fall continues proper via the second half of November and into the upcoming weekend. 

Montreal confirmed Friday that normal supervisor Marc Bergevin has examined constructive for COVID-19 and, thus, will enter the NHL coronavirus-related protocol. 

“He’s being monitored by the Canadiens’ medical employees and can observe the protocols set forth by the Nationwide Hockey League and the general public well being authorities,” the membership added in its temporary assertion. 

Friday’s improvement primarily ensures Bergevin will not be permitted to journey with the Canadiens for the upcoming highway journey that formally begins with subsequent Wednesday’s matchup on the Washington Capitals. Montreal’s subsequent dwelling sport is scheduled for Nov. 29 in opposition to the Vancouver Canucks. 

It is yet one more brutal blow for a group that doubtless cannot anticipate the beginning of the winter months if solely to hope a change will do it some good. The Canadiens have dropped 4 straight and 7 of their previous eight, had been crushed by the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-0 at dwelling on Thursday, and sit at 4-13-2 and seventh within the eight-team Atlantic Division forward of Saturday’s sport versus the 9-6-1 Nashville Predators. 

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