COVID-19: OHL postpones 3 games involving Guelph and Kitchener

The Ontario Hockey League has postponed the next two games of the Erie Otters against the Guelph Storm and Kitchener Rangers.

The American hockey club has stopped all team activities because 13 players tested positive for COVID-19.

“All affected players are currently asymptomatic or show mild symptoms and the league and the team will continue to monitor their well-being,” said the OHL on Wednesday.

“The Ontario Hockey League had previously put in place specific COVID-19 protocols, including mandatory vaccinations for all members of the OHL community, including players, staff, officials, and billets.”

Both the Otters’ game in Guelph on Friday and the home game against the Rangers on Saturday have been postponed.

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None of the affected players have been identified.

In a separate statement, the OHL also announced that a game between the Owen Sound Attack and the Rangers had also been postponed on Wednesday evening.

The league said COVID-19 logs pertaining to the attack led to the postponement.

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The league said when more information becomes available it will provide an update on future games as well as rescheduling the two postponed games.

The Storm said fans who have tickets for Friday’s game can either keep them for the postponed game or redeem them at the box office for any other home game in the regular season, depending on available seats.

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Season ticket holders can use their tickets for the catch-up game (date TBA) or redeem them for our upcoming redemption game on March 18. https://t.co/QbClQF4ftm

– Guelph Storm (@Storm_City) December 15, 2021

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