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Update on Sharks Players & Staff Regarding NHL's COVID-19 Protocol

by San Jose Sharks @SanJoseSharks /

SAN JOSE, CA - The San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) today announced an update to the status of the San Jose Sharks players and staff currently in the NHL's COVID-19 protocol.

The following seven San Jose Sharks players have been removed from the NHL's COVID-19 protocol list and have been added to the team's active roster:

F Kevin Labanc
D Erik Karlsson
F Timo Meier
D Jake Middleton
F Matt Nieto
D Radim Simek
D Marc-Edouard Vlasic

The following staff members have also been removed from the NHL's COVID-19 protocol:

Sharks Head Coach Bob Boughner 
Head Trainer Ray Tufts
Equipment Manager Mike Aldrich

In a related move, the Sharks reassigned seven players to the San Jose Barracuda (@sjbarracuda) in the American Hockey League:

F Sasha Chmelevski
F Joel Kellman
D Artemi Kniazev
F John Leonard
D Ryan Merkley
D Jaycob Megna
D Nicolas Meloche

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