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Avalanche's Grubauer out at least 2 weeks after positive COVID-19 test

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Colorado Avalanche netminder Philipp Grubauer has tested positive for COVID-19, according to Sportsnet's Chris Johnston.

Grubauer will miss "more than 14 days," head coach Jared Bednar said Wednesday, per The Denver Post's Kyle Fredrickson.

The 29-year-old has been enjoying a career year, going 25-8-1 with a .920 save percentage and a 2.00 goals-against average.

Colorado added veteran goaltender Devan Dubnyk ahead of the trade deadline. Dubnyk and Jonas Johansson, whom the Avalanche acquired in March from the Buffalo Sabres, will likely share the crease until Grubauer returns.

Avalanche defenseman Bowen Byram is also on the NHL's COVID-19 protocol list, notes The Athletic's Peter Baugh.

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