Canadian Hockey League Statement: 2019-20 Season Paused Until Further Notice

By: Andrew Donovan - Rangers On KwNow
| Published 03/13/2020


Canadian Hockey League Pauses 2019-20 Season

Coronavirus: Safety First For Players, Fans, Staff, Volunteers

The Canadian Hockey League and its three regional leagues, the Ontario Hockey League, Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, and Western Hockey League, take the health and safety of our players, fans, volunteers, staff, and general public very seriously.

CHL President Dan MacKenzie with Commissioners David Branch, Gilles Courteau, and Ron Robison have been monitoring the situation in regards to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) including what local, provincial, and federal health agencies have recommended.

Following consultation with medical professionals and meetings today among the CHL Executive Council, and regional league Board of Governors, the CHL announces that the balance of the 2019-20 season and all hockey activity shall be paused immediately until further notice.