Maple Leafs forward William Nylander out for game after possible COVID exposure

Toronto Maple Leafs forward William Nylander will not play against the Montreal Canadiens tonight after having exposure with a possible positive case of COVID-19.

Nylander was placed on the NHL's COVID protocol list at 5 p.m. ET.

The Leafs say Nylander had exposure to a possible positive case with a close contact outside the team.

The team says Nylander is isolating and the situation will be re-evaluated tomorrow pending the results of further testing.

The Canadian Press