Blues rookie defenceman Jake Walman tests positive for COVID-19


St. Louis Blues' Jake Walman (46) is congratulated by teammate Jordan Kyrou (25) after scoring during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Vegas Golden Knights Wednesday, April 7, 2021, in St. Louis. (Jeff Roberson / AP)

The St. Louis Blues announced Wednesday that rookie defenceman Jake Walman, who has been vaccinated, has tested positive for COVID-19.

The Blues did not reveal whether Walman has received a single shot or is fully vaccinated, nor did they offer any further details about his condition.

Walman will now enter NHL/NHLPA quarantine protocols.

The 25-year-old from Toronto has two points in 24 games with the Blues this season.

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