The Chicago Blackhawks today announced the following roster moves:
Assigned forward Lukas Reichel (LOO-kuhs RIGH-kuhl) to the active roster from the taxi squad.
Assigned forwards Brandon Hagel and Sam Lafferty to the active roster from non-roster.
In addition, Chicago Blackhawks team physician Dr. Michael Terry today released the following medical update:
Forwards Dylan Strome and Kirby Dach have been placed in COVID-19 protocol.
Such "COVID Protocol Related Absences" can be the result of a number of factors including, among others: (1) an initial positive test which remains unconfirmed until confirmatory testing is completed pursuant to the Positive Test Protocol; (2) mandated isolation for symptomatic individuals pursuant to the Positive Test Protocol; (3) required quarantine as a high-risk close contact in accordance with the Positive Test Protocol; (4) isolation based on a confirmed positive test result and/or; (5) quarantine for travel or other reasons as outlined in the COVID-19 Protocol.