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Third Avalanche player tests positive for COVID-19

The NHL announced the news in a statement from the league's PR Twitter account.
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A third player from the Colorado Avalanche has tested positive for COVID-19. The player is currently in self-isolation, according to the NHL's PR Twitter account, which announced the news. 

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The first Avalanche player tested positive on March 26 and the second one on March 28. Both those results were released by the club, with this one coming from the NHL itself. The Avalanche have not commented on the matter, but did retweet the NHL PR's tweet about the situation. 

The identities of the three players who have tested positive remain unknown. Colorado last played on March 11 at home at Pepsi Center, a 3-2 overtime win over the New York Rangers.

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