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Vancouver Canucks down two players in season opener against Edmonton Oilers due to COVID-19 protocols

Vancouver Canucks GM Jim Benning says the opening game of the season against the Edmonton Oilers will be going forward despite two Canucks players quarantining due to COVID-19 precautions.

J.T. Miller and Jordie Benn, who are living together in Vancouver, are both currently in quarantine in Vancouver. Benning spoke on Sportsnet 650 today confirming the news and that both players won’t be available against Edmonton.

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Edmonton opens the 2020-21 season tomorrow night with the Canucks paying a visit to Rogers Place with another game between the two on Thursday.

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