TAMPA – The National Hockey League was put on alert on June 19.
Just over a week into Phase 2 voluntary workouts, the Tampa Bay Lightning were forced to shut down facilities after three unidentified players and two staff members tested positive for COVID-19. Later that day, the Toronto Star reported that Auston Matthews had also tested positive for the coronavirus while working out in Arizona.
It sent some shock waves across the sports world and brought up questions as to whether or not sports could return, and not just the NHL.
One month later, the situation has taken on a new tone, specifica...
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