clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Jake Guentzel tests positive for COVID-19

The team announced the news Sunday morning.

New York Islanders v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game Five Photo by Emilee Chinn/Getty Images

Several days after Penguins forward Zach Aston-Reese entered the league’s COVID-19 protocol, forward Jake Guentzel is joining him on that list.

The Penguins announced Sunday morning that Guentzel tested positive for COVID-19.

The team says that he being monitored by the Penguins medical staff and he will now enter the league’s protocol for handling positive cases.

The team says that Dominik Simon will take Guentzel’s place in today’s preseason game lineup against the Red Wings.