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Sport Sabres games postponed through Feb. 8

01:40  03 february  2021
01:40  03 february  2021 Source:   prohockeyrumors.com

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The NHL has postponed another game , this time between the Buffalo Sabres and New York Islanders Tuesday night. The release explains as follows This will be the 15th game postponed so far this season and fourth in the East Division just over the past two days. The Devils will be shut down for at least a week while they try to contain the spread. The Sabres are scheduled to play the Islanders again on Thurdsay, before heading to Boston for a Saturday night game against the Bruins.

The New Jersey Devils will have all their games through at least Feb . 6 postponed due to four additional players being added to the NHL’s COVID Protocol Related Absence List on Monday. The Devils played back-to-back games against the Sabres in Buffalo on Saturday and Sunday. Center Travis Zajac missed Saturday's game after a positive test and forward Kyle Palmieri did not play Sunday after a positive test. On Monday, Andreas Johnsson, Janne Kuokkanen, Michael McLeod and Pavel Zacha all tested positive.

The NHL has not only postponed Tuesday’s Buffalo Sabres game, but all of their games through Feb. 8 are now postponed. That includes another game against the New York Islanders on Thursday and two against the Boston Bruins (Saturday and Monday). The decision was made after two players—Rasmus Ristolainen and Taylor Hall—entered the league’s COVID protocols.

a young boy wearing a baseball hat: Buffalo Sabres left wing Taylor Hall © Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports Buffalo Sabres left wing Taylor Hall

The Sabres training facilities have been closed, effective immediately, and will remain so until further notice. The schedule is still being reviewed as the situation progresses.

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BUFFALO, N.Y. – The NHL has postponed the Sabres ’ home game against the New York Rangers on Friday night due to a severe lake-effect storm hitting the Buffalo region. The league made the announcement Thursday and said a makeup date has not yet been determined. The decision comes while many communities south and east of downtown Buffalo have been blanked by a storm that has dumped 5 feet of snow since Monday. Another 1 to 3 feet was projected to fall by Friday. Though downtown Buffalo, where the Sabres play, is mostly unaffected by the storm, there are numerous

The NHL is postponing all New Jersey Devils games through at least Feb . 6, the league announced Monday. Ten Devils players are currently on the NHL's COVID-19 protocol list. Tuesday's and Thursday's contests versus the Pittsburgh Penguins and Saturday's clash with the New York Rangers have been postponed as a result. The Devils played a back-to-back against the Buffalo Sabres this past weekend and currently sit fifth in the East Division with a 4-3-2 record through nine games . The NHL has dealt with numerous pandemic-related postponements early in the season.

Buffalo was reportedly “furious” with a lack of information when it played the New Jersey Devils over the weekend, including hitting the ice against several players that entered the league’s COVID protocol-related absences the next day. The Sabres will now miss at least four games that will need to be fit into the schedule down the road.

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The National Hockey League has announced that the New Jersey Devils will have their games postponed through at least Feb . 6 as a result of four additional players being added to the league's COVID Protocol Related Absence List.

The New Jersey Devils have had all games postponed through at least Saturday due to NHL COVID-19 protocol. In addition, their training facility will remain closed for players until further notice. The NHL announced Monday that games against the Pittsburgh Penguins at PPG Paints Arena on Tuesday and Thursday 7. Dell is quarantining after being claimed on waivers from the Toronto Maple Leafs on Jan. 18. The Devils are next scheduled to play the Penguins at Prudential Center on Feb . 9. Twelve games have been postponed since the NHL season began, with two others postponed prior to the start.

Updates on Wild, Sabres, and Capitals COVID-19 situations .
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