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Sabres game against the New York Islanders postponed due to NHL COVID protocol

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Posted at 10:37 AM, Feb 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-02 10:37:08-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Buffalo Sabres game against the New York Islanders scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday has been postponed due to the NHL's COVID protocol.

The league issued the following statement Tuesday morning:

The National Hockey League announced that tonight’s Buffalo Sabres vs. NY Islanders game is being postponed due to the League’s COVID Protocol. Due to weather conditions yesterday, the Sabres altered their travel schedule so as to fly today to New York. So that required COVID contact tracing and testing protocols can be completed appropriately, the decision has been made to re-schedule the game for a future date.
- National Hockey League

The Sabres played two games this weekend against the New Jersey Devils who announced Monday 10 players were on the NHL's COVID Protocol List and its season has been postponed through February 6.