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Wednesday’s Red Wings game vs. Islanders postponed; Zadina, Nedeljkovic exit COVID-19 protocol

The Detroit Red Wings will have to wait a little longer to return to action, the National Hockey League announced Tuesday afternoon.

Due to COVID-19 issues affecting both the Red Wings and New York Islanders, Wednesday’s game between the two teams has been postponed.

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Additionally, the Red Wings announced that forward Filip Zadina and goaltender Alex Nedeljkovic have exited COVID-19 protocol.

Both Zadina and Nedeljkovic originally entered protocol on Dec. 18.

With Zadina and Nedeljkovic reactivated and back on the ice, the Red Wings now have the following players on COVID-19 protocol:

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  • Joe Veleno (added 12/19)
  • Sam Gagner (12/19)
  • Adam Erne (12/21)
  • Jordan Oesterle (12/21)
  • Lucas Raymond (12/26)
  • Nick Leddy (12/26)

Detroit’s next scheduled game is on Dec. 31 against the Washington Capitals.