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Buffalo Sabres place Zemgus Girgensons and Jeff Skinner in NHL's COVID-19 protocol

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Posted at 12:09 PM, Dec 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-21 12:09:50-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Buffalo Sabres announced the team has placed forwards Zemgus Girgensons and Jeff Skinner in the NHL's COVID-19 protocol.

Another Sabres forward, Vinnie Hinostroza, was placed in the NHL's COVID-19 protocol Monday.

Sabres GM Kevyn Adams spoke to the media Tuesday afternoon and said Girgensons is symptomatic and Skinner and Hinostroza are currently asymptomatic.

The NHL announced a temporary shutdown Monday due to a rise of COVID-19 cases in the league.