Blackhawks' Toews, Borgstrom not practicing due to COVID-19 protocol

Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews warms up before a pre-season game against the Detroit Red Wings. (Nam Y. Huh/AP)

The Chicago Blackhawks announced Tuesday that captain Jonathan Toews and forward Henrik Borgstrom will not practice due to COVID-19 protocol.

Both players are just the latest members of the Blackhawks organization to be added to the protocol.

Players Patrick Kane, Jujhar Khaira, Ryan Carpenter, Riley Stillman and Erik Gustafsson have all missed time dating back to the weekend due to COVID-19 protocol.

Assistant coaches Tomas Mitell and Marc Crawford have as well.

The Blackhawks are 100 per cent vaccinated against the virus.

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