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Gerard Gallant Enters Covid Protocol, Kris Knoblauch Will Serve as Temporary Head Coach

The New York Rangers have announced that Gerard Gallant has entered the Covid protocol, and Kris Knoblauch will temporarily assume head coaching duties.

UPDATE: Gerard Gallant has entered Covid protocol. Kris Knoblauch will assume temporary head coaching duties in his absence.

— New York Rangers (@NYRangers) January 9, 2022

Gallant now joins Ryan Reaves, Julien Gauthier, and Igor Shesterkin in the protocol, and it remains to be seen if there will be anyone else joining him after additional testing.

Knoblauch jumped up to the NHL level when Quinn and co.