NHL postpones Hurricanes-Flyers game because of COVID-19 issues


The NHL on Monday postponed the game between the Carolina Hurricanes and Philadelphia Flyers that was scheduled to be played at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on Tuesday because of COVID-19 issues affecting the Flyers.

A makeup date has yet to be determined.

There have been 104 games postponed this season because of issues related to COVID-19. Of the 104, six have been rescheduled.

The Hurricanes-Flyers game is the second to be postponed on the schedule Tuesday. The game between the New York Islanders and Calgary Flames at Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary previously was postponed because of attendance restrictions in Canada cities.

Two of the games scheduled for Monday, between the Ottawa Senators and Edmonton Oilers in Edmonton and the Tampa Bay Lightning and New Jersey Devils in Newark, New Jersey, were postponed by the NHL on Sunday; the game scheduled for Monday between the Columbus Blue Jackets and Montreal Canadiens in Montreal previously was postponed.

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