Pittsburgh Penguins announce forward Jake Guentzel tests positive for COVID-19

Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jake Guentzel tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday morning, the team announced.

Per the Penguins, forward Jake Guentzel was confirmed positive for COVID-19 this morning. He is being monitored by the Penguins medical staff and will follow the protocols set forth by the National Hockey League.

Dominik Simon will replace Guentzel in the lineup for Sunday’s preseason game against the visiting Detroit Red Wings.

Guentzel, 26, recorded 57 points (23 goals, 34 assists) in 56 games last season.

He has 257 points (121 goals, 136 assists) in 299 career games with the Penguins.

–Field Level Media