By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jake Guentzel has tested positive for COVID-19 Sunday morning, according to the Penguins organization.
The Penguins say their medical team is monitoring his condition, and the NHL’s protocols on COVID-19 mitigation are being followed.
Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jake Guentzel was confirmed positive for COVID-19 this morning. He is being monitored by the Penguins medical staff and will follow the protocols set forth by the National Hockey League.
Dominik Simon will skate in place of Guentzel in today's game.
— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) October 3, 2021
This comes just as the Penguins are scheduled to play the Detroit Red Wings today at noon.
Dominik Simon will take his place in today’s game.
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