The bad news: two more Detroit Red Wings players have entered the National Hockey League’s COVID-19 protocol.
Forward Lucas Raymond and defenseman Nick Leddy are the latest two players to be added to Detroit’s lengthy list of affected players.
The good news: Detroit’s two players who entered COVID-19 protocol on Dec. 15 are now out. Michael Rasmussen and Robby Fabbri have been cleared to resume normal activities as members of the Red Wings.
UPDATE: The #RedWings have placed forward Lucas Raymond and defenseman Nick Leddy in the NHL's COVID-19 protocol.
Forwards Robby Fabbri and Michael Rasmussen have been removed from the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol.
— Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) December 26, 2021
Raymond, 19, is Detroit’s second-leading scorer this season with 28 points (10 goals, 18 assists) in 31 games. The Red Wings originally selected him with the fourth-overall pick in the 2020 NHL Draft.
Leddy, 30, has eight assists in 30 games with the Red Wings this season. He’s set to become an unrestricted free agent next July.
The following 11 Red Wings players are now in COVID-19 protocol:
- Alex Nedeljkovic (added 12/18)
- Givani Smith (12/18)
- Carter Rowney (12/18)
- Filip Zadina (12/18)
- Pius Suter (12/19)
- Joe Veleno (12/19)
- Sam Gagner (12/19)
- Adam Erne (12/21)
- Jordan Oesterle (12/21)
- Lucas Raymond (12/26)
- Nick Leddy (12/26)