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Colorado Avalanche coach Jared Bednar watches in the third period of an NHL game Feb. 24, 2021, in Denver. The Wild won 6-2. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Colorado Avalanche coach Jared Bednar was cleared to coach in Game 6 against the Vegas Golden Knights.

Bednar was absent from the team’s morning skate Thursday morning at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The team said he was not at the arena due to “an irregularity” in his COVID-19 test results.

The team said he was cleared at 1:30 p.m. local time with the game set for 6 p.m. (7 MDT).

The Avalanche trail 3-2 in the second-round series.

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