Kansas City, Missouri 2021-09-13 16:16:53 –
Columbus Blue Jackets has announced that one of its assistants has been replaced after refusing to vaccinate COVID-19.
On monday, the team Presentation Steve McCarthy replaced Sylvain Lefebvre as an assistant coach because he refused to receive the COVID-19 vaccine according to the NHL mission.
“I’m disappointed, but I respect Sylvain’s personal decision and wish him happiness,” Jarmo Kekaranen, general manager and deputy governor of the club, said in a press release. rice field. “I’m fortunate to have a good coach in the club of Steve McCarthy, who played in this league, won the championship as a player, and was an important member of the hockey management division as an assistant coach in Cleveland. “
according to ESPNThe League’s COVID protocol requires players, coaches and staff to be vaccinated for participation.
According to ESPN, Lefebvre was hired in June after serving as an assistant coach for AHL San Diego Gulls.
The team does not state the specific reason why Lefebvre refused to vaccinate.
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