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Second Avalanche player tests positive for coronavirus, team says

A second Colorado Avalanche player has tested positive for the coronavirus, the team announced Saturday morning.

According to a statement from the team, the franchise was informed Friday night that the player tested positive for COVID-19. The player, who has not been identified by the team, is now in self-isolation.

“All other Avalanche players, staff and others who might have had close contact with the player have been informed and remain isolated as per prior League direction and are monitoring their health and will be in touch with Club medical staff as necessary,” a statement from the team read.