CAMPBELLTON, N.B. —
The Maritime Junior Hockey League announced a confirmed case of COVID-19 involving a player on the Campbellton Tigers on Wednesday.
The MHL says the team is working closely with public health officials to identify any other players and personnel who may have been exposed. The Tigers are also following the guidelines set out in the MHL’s return to play plan, which was developed and approved by all three provincial governments in the Maritimes.
Public health officials will contact all players and team personnel for scheduling of a COVID-19 test. Those who are at risk will be advised of the next steps.The league says to protect the privacy of the team players and personnel, names will not be released.
Two members of the Tigers organization have connections to Cape Breton. Forward Adam Bowness is property of the Cape Breton Eagles, while the team’s assistant coach James Sanford is the former head coach of the Joneljim Cougars of the Nova Scotia Under-15 Major Hockey League.
– The Cape Breton Post is the island’s source for local sports coverage.