Four Vegas Golden Knights players have tested positive for COVID-19, the team confirmed to TSN's Frank Seravalli late Monday night.
The Vegas @GoldenKnights confirmed to TSN that 4 players recently tested positive for COVID-19, the largest known single NHL team outbreak since March.— Frank Seravalli (@frank_seravalli) November 24, 2020
Team says players have been self-isolating and are “all recovering well.”
Full statement from the organization: pic.twitter.com/j9Fu6cASzE
"Four Golden Knights players recently tested positive for the COVID-19 virus,” the team said in a statement. “Those individual players have been self-isolating and are all recovering well. As a precautionary measure, the Golden Knights off-ice player areas (locker room, lounge, gym, training room and video room) will be closed to all players and team staff through the Thanksgiving holiday weekend."
Seravalli adds that the number of positive tests may be higher, saying that the team confirmed only four positive tests on Monday.
In addition, multiple family members of Golden Knights players have also reportedly tested positive.
Adding context: should be noted that at minimum four VGK players have confirmed cases.— Frank Seravalli (@frank_seravalli) November 24, 2020
Sources indicate the number may be higher; team confirmed only four positive tests today.
In addition, sources say multiple family members of VGK players have also tested positive. https://t.co/7CkDhY8Ikz
"City National Arena hockey programming, the Arsenal and MacKenzie River Pizza remain open at City National Arena and continue to operate under the guidelines set forth by the State of Nevada and local health officials," the team added.
"We will continue to follow recommendations and guidance from the CDC, NHL and our local officials to ensure the health and safety of our community, players and staff."
It is the largest known single NHL team outbreak since March.