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NHL Headlines: More signings, and Liiga performs contact tracing after positive COVID-19 case

There was a brief opening of purse strings yesterday with a handful of signings in the NHL. And over in Finland, Liiga games have been postponed due to an outbreak of COVID-19.

COVID-19 outbreak in Liiga

Four players on Jokerit have tested positive for COVID-19 after returning from games in Russia and Kazakhstan. They played three games against Sibir Novosibirsk, Amur Khabarovsk and Barys Nur-Sultan and now have to postpone games.

Liiga uses player tracking data to help with contact tracing

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Liiga games postponed (Liiga)

The Finnish league then turned to company WiseHockey to help them with contact tracing.