Western Hockey League Announces Return of 5 Clubs, Reschedules 14 Regular Season Games | The Canadian News

The Western Hockey League announced Thursday that five teams have been removed from the COVID-19 protocols.

Calgary Hitmen, Kamloops Blazers, Prince George Cougars, Vancouver Giants and Victoria Royals can resume team activities.

Medicine Hat Tigers player Rhett Parsons, lt, meets Calgary Hitmen player Sean Tschigerl, rt, during Western Hockey League (WHL) hockey action in Calgary, Alta., Sunday, Aug. 2 January 2022.


All 22 WHL clubs are now allowed to compete.

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The WHL also announced the rescheduling of 14 regular-season games on Thursday.

The Prince Albert game in Edmonton originally scheduled for January 11 will now be next Tuesday.

Regina’s game in Winnipeg this Saturday has been moved to February 15.

A game between Regina and Swift Current originally planned for December 31 will now be played on March 7.

The Swift Current showdown in Prince Albert scheduled for last Saturday will now be on March 14.

Two games have been moved to March 15, Calgary’s visit to Winnipeg has been moved from last Saturday to that date and the Moose Jaw tilt at Brandon on March 16 will now be played a day earlier.

Three games have been rescheduled for March 16, with Calgary at Brandon (from January 7), Moose Jaw at Winnipeg (from March 15) and Prince Albert at Swift Current (from January 7) now on that date. date.

Two games were moved on March 20: Regina in Winnipeg (from January 16) and Moose Jaw in Medicine Hat (from January 8).

Two games have been moved to March 23: Edmonton’s visit to Medicine Hat (from January 9) and Vancouver’s trip to Kamloops (from January 8).

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The Moose Jaw game in Winnipeg originally scheduled for January 3 will now be March 29.

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