NHL postpones Islanders games ‘at least through Nov. 30’
The NHL announced Saturday that Islanders games will be postponed “at least through Tuesday, Nov. 30 due to the team’s continuing problem with COVID-19 cases.
According to the NHL:
“The National Hockey League announced today that as a result of an additional New York Islanders Player entering COVID Protocol this morning, and up to eight Players potentially unavailable to play due to COVID Protocol, as well as the possibility of additional cases due to spread, the team's games will be postponed at least through Tuesday, Nov. 30. The decision was made by the League in consultation with the NHLPA's and Club's medical groups.
The League is in the process of reviewing and revising the Islanders' regular season schedule.
The Islanders organization has followed, and will continue to follow, all recommended guidelines aimed at protecting the health and safety of its Players, staff and community at large as set by the NHL, local, state and national agencies.”
The Islanders were scheduled to play at Madison Square Garden against the Rangers on Sunday and in Philadelphia on Tuesday.