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NHL's COVID protocol-related absences for May 7, 2021
Players in the COVID protocol are: Colorado's Devan Dubnyk and Washington's Evgeny Kuznetsov.Anaheim – TBA
The St. Louis Blues added their third player on the COVID-19 protocol list Saturday when leading scorerfound himself on the list, but so far there are no concerns about canceling practice or postponing games, (subscription required).
“There is always concern when Players or Club staff test positive for COVID-19,” Daly wrote in an email. “The level of concern is always a function of the precise circumstances involved. “At the current time, there is no consideration being given to postponing games.”
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The Blues held an optional skate Saturday with many veterans taking a maintenance day off, but flew to Denver after the practice to get ready for their playoff game Monday.
- that New York Islanders goaltender will practice again on Monday before a decision is made regarding his status for Game 2. Varlamov missed Game 1 due to a lower-body injury, although head coach Barry Trotz said he was taken out of the lineup due to precautionary reasons. The coach said he had to make a decision Saturday night and chose to take Varlamov totally out of the lineup. served as the backup to , who led New York to a overtime victory Sunday.
- The that several injured players were back on the ice Sunday for practice, including , and . Slavin was considered day-to-day with a lower-body injury and sat out the regular season finale. Pesce also sat out the regular-season finale with an undisclosed injury. Paquette, on the other hand, had missed the last six games of the season with an undisclosed injury. Carolina faces off against Nashville on Monday.
- that former Columbus Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella, who split with the Blue Jackets more than a week ago, tried to step down from his head-coaching position last season. One main reason the veteran coach decided to come back for one final season as coach was due to the urging of . The captain sat down with the coach and convinced him to give the veteran core one more chance.
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Blues get Tarasenko back for Game 1; Perron likely out
The St. Louis Blues will be getting Vladimir Tarasenko back for Game 1 of their First Round series against the Colorado Avalanche on Monday night. Star forward Vladimir Tarasenko will be back in the lineup after missing the last seven games of the regular season. His return will be a welcome addition as the Blues try to slow down the league’s best team and pull off an upset. © Getty It is also significant because the Blues are expected to be without their leading scorer from the regular season, David Perron, who remains in the league’s COVID protocol.
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Jake Walman testing positive for the coronavirus late in the season caught the St. Louis Blues off guard. “Everyone was a little bit shocked because he was vaccinated,” Blues leading scorer David Perron said. Walman was retested and sent into quarantine with COVID-19, teammate Nathan Walker also tested positive and then Perron joined them on the NHL's protocol list — missing all four games of a first-round sweep by Colorado. The Blues weren't“Everyone was a little bit shocked because he was vaccinated,” Blues leading scorer David Perron said.