PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Another Penguins player has gotten the mumps.
Friday the team announced that denfensman Olli Maatta had tested positive for the virus.
Sidney Crosby and Beau Bennett have already also tested positive.
Goaltender Thomas Greiss and defenseman Robert Bortuzzo had also been tested, but the Pens say their tests came back negative.
Thursday the team also announced that goalie Marc-Andre Fleury had tested negative for the virus.
On Wednesday, the team put some new policies in place to help curb the spread of the mumps.
No Penguins staff are allowed in the locker room unless they first get a mumps vaccination shot.
As a result, all staff, whether they go into the locker room or not, were being offered free immunizations.
There will be no more sharing water bottles or Gatorade on the bench and everyone has their own water bottle.
All equipment was sanitized and bottles of hand sanitizer were placed in the locker room.
The Penguins also announced Wednesday that they have cancelled all their public appearances for the next two weeks.
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