Upcoming Boston Bruins Games Postponed Due to Sabres’ COVID Issues
Two upcoming Boston Bruins games have been postponed as the NHL is dealing with its own set of coronavirus issues. This time it’s the Buffalo Sabres, the latest NHL team to be shut down because of players in COVID protocol. The Sabres will be shut down through at least Monday after two players were added to the COVID-19 protocol list.
A press release from the National Hockey League home office announced on Tuesday that Sabres games have been postponed at least through Feb. 8th as a result of two Players entering the NHL’s COVID Protocols. The decision was made by the League’s, the NHL Players Association’s, and the Club’s medical groups, who determined that more caution was warranted while the League continues to analyze test results in the coming days.
With the news, the Bruins games with the Sabres scheduled for Saturday (Feb. 6th) and Monday (Feb. 8th) have been postponed. No make-up dates have been selected as of yet.
According to the NHL, the Sabre’s training facilities have been closed, effective immediately, and will remain closed until further notice. The League is in the process of reviewing and revising the Sabres’ regular season schedule and it is expected that a decision on next week’s games will be made in the coming days. The Sabres’ organization has, and will continue to follow, all recommended guidelines aimed at protecting the health and safety of its Players, staff and community at large as set by the NHL, local, state and national agencies.
The Bruins meanwhile will get set to take on the Flyers in Philadelphia tonight and Friday night, before heading to New York City to take on the Rangers next Wednesday. This is of course is pending any additional schedule changes.