Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin tests positive for COVID-19

Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin has tested positive for COVID-19.

The Canadiens said the positive test was confirmed Friday morning, and that Bergevin is being monitored by the team’s’ medical staff.

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Bergevin is the latest high-profile case of COVID-19 in the Canadiens’ organization.

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Head coach Dominique Ducharme tested positive during the 2020-21 playoffs. He missed the final four games of the Canadiens’ semifinal win over Vegas and the first two games of Montreal’s five-game loss to Tampa Bay in the Stanley Cup final.

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Bergevin is in the final year of his contract with the Canadiens, who have struggled on the ice this season.

Montreal was on a four-game losing streak heading into their game Saturday against visiting Nashville and sat second-last in the Atlantic Division with a 4-13-2 record.

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