Canadiens, Domi agree to wait before deciding whether he will rejoin team

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The Montreal Canadiens and centre Max Domi have agreed to wait another seven to 10 days before deciding whether Domi will join the team for the remainder of the season.

Domi, who has Type-1 diabetes, is considered high-risk due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Players have until Monday at 5 p.m. ET to announce whether they will opt-out of playing without punishment, but this agreement between team and player will allow both to make a responsible decision over a longer timeframe.

Domi had 17 goals and 44 points in 71 games this season. Canadiens defenceman Karl Alzner opted-out of returning to play on Saturday.


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