Josh Brown becomes sixth Senators player to enter NHL’s COVID-19 protocol

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OTTAWA – The Ottawa Senators have placed a sixth player in the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol, announcing Wednesday that defenceman Josh Brown has been added to the list.

Brown joins forwards Austin Watson, Dylan Gambrell and Connor Brown and defencemen Victor Mete and Nick Holden on the list.

Associate coach Jack Capuano is also in the league’s COVID-19 protocol.

Mete was added to the list Tuesday, hours before the Senators faced the Boston Bruins.

Ottawa cancelled its practice Monday for precautionary reasons after Holden and Capuano were placed in the protocol Sunday.

Later Monday, the team announced that Connor Brown and Gambrell were entering the protocol and would not travel to Boston.

Watson entered the protocol on Friday.

The Senators host the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 10, 2021.

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