Buffalo Sabres defenceman Rasmus Dahlin and head coach Ralph Krueger returned to staff observe on Sunday after spending time on the league’s COVID-19 protocol listing.
Head Coach Ralph Krueger and Rasmus Dahlin are each again at observe right this moment! pic.twitter.com/8iO7fR9GWR
— Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) February 14, 2021
Krueger was seen carrying an N95 masks at observe and fist bumping trainers and gamers. The Sabres introduced on Feb. 4 that Krueger examined constructive for COVID-19 and would enter the league’s protocols.
Dahlin was added to the COVID protocol listing on Feb. 8. The 20-year-old has three factors in 10 video games thus far this season.
Anybody on the protocol listing is unable to observe, journey with the staff or play in video games till they’re eliminated, however being on the listing doesn’t essentially imply an individual has examined constructive for COVID-19. With Dahlin’s elimination seemingly imminent, seven Sabres gamers will stay underneath the league’s protocols.
Buffalo was among the many NHL’s hardest-hit groups in the course of the newest wave of COVID-19-related absences. 9 Sabres gamers, together with Taylor Corridor who returned to observe on Saturday, had been positioned within the protocol this month in addition to Krueger. The Sabres have additionally had 4 video games postponed thus far.
It’s not recognized right now if Dahlin or Krueger will probably be out there for Buffalo’s subsequent sport, which takes place Monday in opposition to the New York Islanders.