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.
Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jake Guentzel was confirmed positive for COVID-19 this morning. He is being monitored by the Penguins medical staff and will follow the protocols set forth by the National Hockey League.— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) October 3, 2021
Dominik Simon will skate in place of Guentzel in today's game.
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.