San Jose Sharks podcast with Mary Lisa Walsh: Covid postponements has NHL juggling the schedule

San Jose Sharks goaltender Adin Hill (33) can’t a glove on Vancouver Canucks center Bo Horvat (not shown) shot that turned out to be a goal. This was the Sharks last game with the Canucks last Thu Dec 16, 2021 at SAP Center in San Jose before this week’s games were postponed due to Covid 19 protocols. (AP News photo)

On the Sharks podcast with Mary Lisa:

#1 It’s been frustrating for the San Jose Sharks with the postponement of this week’s games against the Vancouver Canucks (Tuesday) and Edmonton Oilers (Thursday) and Erik Karlsson says he not surprised what is happening.

#2 The Sharks, the NHL were busy trying to sort all the cancelations and the Sharks as it turns out will be off Wednesday through Saturday. The NHL has scheduled two games for Tuesday next week.

#3 Sharks head coach Bob Boughner said that the situation is amazing to see how it’s effecting the world and the NHL is no different. There will be no players headed to the 2022 Olympic in Beijing?

#4 Brent Burns who tested positive will remain out of action and is on Covid 19 protocols quarantine for ten days and must test negative twice before he’s allowed to return. Burns has played in 627 straight games.

#5 The Sharks next game is in Anaheim on Dec 27th is ten days after Burns joined the Covid 19 protocol list. Karlsson says while Burns will be missed it doesn’t change anything. Burns and Tomas Hertl are out for Covid 19 protocols.

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