AHL suspends play, effective immediately

From the American Hockey League –

With the health and safety of our players, officials, staff and fans of primary importance, the American Hockey League has announced the suspension of play until further notice, effective immediately, due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic.

The AHL will continue to monitor developments and will provide updates on the 2019-20 season at the appropriate time.

From the Ontario Reign –

Due to the recent developments with the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, the American Hockey League has suspended the AHL season and will use this hiatus to determine next steps for moving forward. The Ontario Reign support these directives and remain committed to the safety and well-being of our fans, partners, players and staff during this unprecedented time that is impacting our entire community. As this situation continues to evolve, we remain committed to delivering timely details as new information is available and encourage everyone to follow the health and safety guidelines as outlined by the CDC and WHO.

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