Western Hockey League Commissioner Ron Robison announced today that 2019-20 WHL regular season would be concluded due to ongoing concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.
After 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,” commented WHL Commissioner Ron Robison.
“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 Victoria Royals had only four games left in their regular season play, and had secured a spot in the 2020 WHL Playoffs.
The Royals encourage all ticket holders to continue to hold on to their tickets for the three cancelled home games. These tickets will be valid for the 2020 WHL Playoffs or the 2020-21 WHL Regular Season. All Royals ticket pack members will receive full details as part of their 2020-21 renewal package that will be sent out at a later date. For further information call the Royals’ Ticketing Office at 250-220-7889 of email them at firstname.lastname@example.org
The final standings for the 2019-20 WHL Regular Season are determined by using win percentage for all Clubs, and are as follows: