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Bruins Up To 9 Players In COVID Protocols After Taylor Hall And Curtis Lazar Added

BOSTON (CBS) -- On the same day it was announced that the Boston Bruins will not be playing any games until after December 26 due to concerns about the coronavirus, two more Bruins players have been placed in COVID protocols.

The team announced Saturday that they have placed forwards Taylor Hall and Curtis Lazar on the list. There are now nine Bruins in total in COVID-19 protocols.

Here is the list of players, along with the date they were each placed in COVID-19 protocols:

Dec. 14 - Brad Marchand, Craig Smith
Dec. 15 - Patrice Bergeron
Dec. 16 - Jeremy Swayman, Trent Frederic, Anton Blidh, Oskar Steen
Dec. 18 - Taylor Hall, Curtis Lazar

On Friday, two postponements for the Bruins were announced: the team's Saturday game in Montreal against the Canadiens and the home game against the Avalanche on Thursday, December 23.

After Saturday's announcements, Sunday's game against the Ottawa Senators and Tuesday's game against Carolina now need to be rescheduled.

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