Islanders’ Barzal enters COVID protocol ahead of Red Wings game

Mathew Barzal of the New York Islanders. (Dave Sandford/Getty)

New York Islanders‘ centre Mathew Barzal has been added to COVID-19 protocol list and will not play against the Detroit Red Wings Tuesday night, the team announced.

The 24-year-old has five goals and 17 points on the season and has recorded eight points over his last five games.

The Islanders face the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night.

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