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Edmonton Oilers F Kyle Turris added to NHL COVID-19 protocol list

Kyle Turris has been added to the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol list.

Turris, who is coming off his best game with the Edmonton Oilers Monday night, was added to the list Tuesday afternoon. He, nor Josh Archibald, were at practice Tuesday morning.

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There’s no word yet on if Turris himself has returned a positive test, or if it’s to do with any kind of contract tracing.

Only one other player from the Oilers has been on the list since the start of the season, and that was Jesse Puljujarvi who returned a false positive test in February. He was placed on the list on Feb. 11, and removed two days later when he didn’t produce another positive test.

Zach Laing is the Nation Network’s news director and senior columnist. He can be followed on Twitter at @zjlaing, or reached by email at [email protected]