NHL postpones Senators' game against Kraken due to COVID-19 issues

The Seattle Kraken and the Vancouver Canucks play during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, in Seattle, in the expansion team's home-opener. (Elaine Thompson/AP)

The NHL has postponed Thursday's game between the Ottawa Senators and Seattle Kraken because of issues related to COVID-19.

No make-up date for the game was announced. The Senators will resume their schedule on Saturday in Vancouver against the Canucks.

Ottawa added defenceman Thomas Chabot along with forwards Christ Tierney and Zach Sanford to the NHL's COVID-19 protocols on Monday. The team is also missing Anton Forsberg, Josh Norris, Tyler Ennis, Dillon Heatherington, Nick Paul, Jacob Bernard-Docker, who are in protocol.

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