Wheeler tests positive
All other Jets players tested negative yesterday.
Scott Billeck: (thread) Wheeler is not allowed to travel and will remain in isolation for at least 10 days in Minnesota, and have his symptoms improved for at least 24 hours.
Wheeler will also need to do some cardiac testing if he’s had one of the following symptoms:
• Persistent cough
• Feeling feverish, chills
• Muscle or body aches or fatigue (not exercise-related)
• Chest pain
• Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
• Fever (temperature > 100.4° F or >38° C)
Cardiac testing that Wheeler would have to go though would include ECG, Echocardiogram, serum troponin and medical clearance by a cardiologist.
Couture, Vlasic and Boughner on Kane
“I have not, and I’m not aware of any other player talking to him.”
Sharks coach Bob Boughner said that he hasn’t spoken to Kane lately.
Sheng Peng: Sharks coach Boughner when asked if Kane is welcome back to the Sharks.
“We got a while to deal with this. This is gonna be a decision that’s first made by management and ownership. After that, it trickles down. We haven’t even brought that up, I haven’t had any discussions with management or ownership.”
Statement from Evander Kane
NHL PA: A statement from Sharks forward Evander Kane.
“I would like to apologize to my teammates, the San Jose Sharks organization, and all Sharks fans for violating the NHL COVID protocols. I made a mistake, one I sincerely regret and take responsibility for. During my suspension, I will continue to participate in counseling to help me make better decisions in the future. When my suspension is over, I plan to return to the ice with great effort, determination, and love for the game of hockey.”
Chris Johnston: Buchnevich is a repeat offender and will forfeit $141,463.41 in salary.