LONGUEUIL, Quebec: The Sherbrooke Phoenix stated Thursday that eight members of the group examined constructive of COVID-19, a day after the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League rival Blainville-Boisbriand Armada introduced 18 constructive instances.
The Phoenix and the Armada performed twice final weekend because the QMJHL opened its season.
All Phoenix staff actions are suspended and gamers and workers will probably be in isolation for 14 days.
Ten QMJHL video games had been postponed Wednesday, together with 4 involving Sherbrooke over the following two weeks.
The QMJHL additionally has needed to react to an announcement prohibiting sports activities in COVID-19 sizzling zones within the Montreal and Quebec areas, affecting the Armada and Quebec Remparts.
The QMJHL is the one one in all three Canadian main junior hockey leagues to have opened play this season. The Ontario Hockey League and Western Hockey League have stated they hope to begin in December.
QMJHL groups are taking part in solely inside their divisions, with the six Maritime golf equipment remaining within the Atlantic bubble.