Calgary Flames cancel morning skate Friday after player tests positive for COVID-19

The Calgary Flames cancelled their morning skate Friday after a player tested positive for COVID-19.

The Flames said in a release that the player is in isolation and all other players and staff members have tested negative.

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The Flames are scheduled to host the Montreal Canadiens at 7 p.m. Friday.

The positive result in Calgary comes almost a week after the Vancouver Canucks returned to action following a prolonged layoff due to a COVID-19 outbreak that affected 21 players and four members of their coaching staff.

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