By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Three players are returning to the Pittsburgh Penguins roster after they had been placed on the COVID-19 protocol list.

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Mike Matheson, John Marino and Dominik Simon are no longer on the list as of Saturday morning, according to Penguins PR.

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The NHL has been grappling with COVID-19 cases and have postponed a few Penguins matches at this point.

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The next scheduled game is against the Sharks on January 2.