Wild games postponed through at least Feb. 9 due to COVID-19

FILE - This Nov. 17, 2016, file photo shows a view of Xcel Energy Center before an NHL hockey game between the Minnesota Wild and the Boston Bruins in St. Paul, Minn. (Paul Battaglia/AP)

The NHL announced that the Minnesota Wild's games will be postponed until at least Feb. 9 after five additional Wild players were added to the NHL’s COVID Protocol List on Wednesday.

The Wild added Nick Bjugstad, Nick Bonino, Joel Eriksson Ek, Marcus Johansson and Jared Spurgeon to the COVID list joining Marcus Foligno, who was previously included.

The New Jersey Devils and Buffalo Sabres also added players to the list on Wednesday, which brought the total number of players up to 90 to appear on the list during the first three weeks of the NHL season.

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