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Report: Tampa Bay Lightning temporarily closed to training because of a COVID-19 outrbreak

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“Multiple players and some staff have tested positive.”

A pop-up COVID-19 Rick Madonik/Toronto Star via Getty Images


This news was just broken by Bob McKenzie:

Yesterday, McKenzie reported that the NHL is about to use a new reporting method for positive tests where they will give a total figure, but will not reveal what teams or players are involved.

Not all NHL arenas are even open yet for Phase 2, which is a voluntary training program that involves twice weekly tests and regular symptom monitoring.