Benched by the Mumps

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Minnesota Wild's Jason Pominville skates during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Nashville Predators in St. Paul, Minnesota on February 17, 2017. The Wild announced on February 27 that Mr. Pominville has mumps along with other members of the team. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
Minnesota Wild's Jason Pominville skates during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Nashville Predators in St. Paul, Minnesota on February 17, 2017. The Wild announced on February 27 that Mr. Pominville has mumps along with other members of the team. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

The Vancouver Canucks lost seven hockey players from their lineup last month. Not to injury. To mumps.

Here we go again

Troy Stecher came down with the virus on February 24. His teammates Chris Tanev, Nikita Tryamkin, Mike Chaput and Markus Granlund were all quarantined with symptoms. Two days later...

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