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Sudbury Wolves team activities suspended as 12 players test positive for COVID-19

Affected players are either asymptomatic or exhibiting mild symptoms, said the OHL
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The Sudbury Wolves have suspended all team activities after 12 players tested positive for COVID-19, said the Ontario Hockey League.

The Sudbury Wolves have suspended all team activities after 12 players tested positive for COVID-19, said the Ontario Hockey League.

All players affected are currently asymptomatic or exhibiting mild symptoms and the league and team will continue to monitor their well-being.

The Ontario Hockey League had previously incorporated specific COVID-19 protocols including mandatory vaccination for all members of the OHL community including players, staff, officials and billets.

The OHL is working in consultation with the league’s independent Chief Medical Officer while the Wolves continue to follow the guidance of Public Health Sudbury & Districts.

As a result of the suspension of team activities for the Sudbury Wolves, the following OHL regular season games have been postponed, with additional games subject to further review:

Wednesday, Dec. 1 – Sudbury Wolves at Soo Greyhounds

Friday, Dec. 3 – Barrie Colts at Sudbury Wolves

Saturday, Dec. 4 – Sudbury Wolves at Barrie Colts

The OHL will not be identifying affected individuals, and will provide an update regarding future games along with the rescheduling of above matchups as information becomes available.