An Ottawa Senators player has tested positive for the coronavirus, the team announced Tuesday night.
It is the first known coronavirus case in the NHL.
The Senators did not release the player’s identity but said he had mild symptoms and is in isolation.
The NHL put a pause on its season last week. The league initially told players to remain in their home playing cities, but on Monday it sent a memo telling players they could travel anywhere, including overseas, to their home countries. The NHL stipulated that players should self-quarantine when they arrived.
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