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Canucks have virus trouble
VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks have canceled their training camp practices and workouts due to potential exposure to COVID-19.
The Canucks said in a release that Sunday’s cancellation was made “out of abundance of caution” and provided no further details.
The Canucks’ decision comes as NHL teams gear up for an abbreviated 56-game season that is set to start Wednesday, when the Canucks are scheduled to visit the Edmonton Oilers.
Vancouver is the fourth team to have its training camp affected by the virus.
The Dallas Stars announced Friday six players and two staff members had tested positive for during camp, while the Columbus Blue Jackets kept some of their roster off the ice due to possible exposure.
On Saturday, the Pittsburgh Penguins canceled practice for the same reason.
Kenin moves on to quarters
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Australian Open champion Sofia Kenin of the United States came back from match point down to beat Yulia Putintseva and reach the quarterfinals of the Abu Dhabi Open on Sunday.
Kenin posted 57 unforced errors to Putintseva’s 43 but still prevailed 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4 over the 13th-seeded Putintseva.
She dropped the opening set for the second consecutive match in Abu Dhabi. Putintseva had match point when serving at 6-5 up in the second set, but Kenin saved the point and broke Putintseva’s serve to take the set to a tiebreak.
The Associated Press