Hockey Alberta Cancelling Events Because Of COVID-19

The outbreak of the coronavirus has brought an abrupt end to the hockey season across Canada.

Hockey Canada in conjunction with Hockey Alberta and all of the other provincial bodies has cancelled and postponed all sanctioned league play and tournaments.

This has an effect on a number of events in the Peace Region.

The NWJHL championship series between the North Peace Navigators and the Fort St. John Huskies will not take place and no champion will be declared.

The Peace River Royals were supposed to play the Lloydminster Blazers in the Northern Alberta Hockey League Midget AA playoffs, that has been cancelled.

Other cancellations include the Midget Tier 2 provincials that were scheduled for Valleyview and the Midget Tier 3 provincials that were scheduled for Grimshaw.

The NPHL has also postponed their championship series between Grande Prairie and Dawson Creek.

– Kyle Moore, Trending 55 Newsroom