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COVID-19: WHL cancelling rest of season, still hoping to hold playoffs

Western Hockey League Commissioner Ron Robison announced today the conclusion of the 2019-20 WHL Regular Season.
 
Following a meeting with the WHL Board of Governors and consultation with medical professionals it was determined that the remaining 54 games on the 2019-20 WHL Regular Season schedule will be cancelled and not played.
 
“The WHL takes the safety of our players, officials, staff, fans, and everyone associated with the WHL very seriously,” said Robison. “Given the ongoing public health developments regarding COVID-19, we deemed it necessary to cancel the remaining games on the 2019-20 WHL regular season schedule. 
 
“We will continue to monitor ongoing public health developments regarding COVID-19. We will make every effort possible to conduct the 2020 WHL Playoffs at a later date. We thank WHL fans and partners for your patience and understanding during these challenging times.”
 
The final standings for the 2019-20 WHL Regular Season are determined by using win percentage for all clubs. 

The final standings put the Prince George Cougars sin 19th place with 48 points, seven points out of the final playoff berth.

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