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Western Hockey League suspends activities for Spokane Chiefs and 14 other teams

The Western Hockey League suspended activities for 15 teams Friday and postponed eight games because of COVID-19 concerns.
Credit: SPOKANE CHIEFS

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — The Western Hockey League suspended activities for 15 teams Friday and postponed eight games because of COVID-19 concerns.

The major junior league said Friday that the affected teams — the Calgary Hitmen, Edmonton Oil Kings, Everett Silvertips, Kamloops Blazers, Medicine Hat Tigers, Moose Jaw Warriors, Prince Albert Raiders, Prince George Cougars, Red Deer Rebels, Regina Pats, Saskatoon Blades, Spokane Chiefs, Tri-City Americans, Victoria Royals and Winnipeg Ice — have had players and staff added to the COVID-19 protocols list because of symptoms or positive tests. 

The WHL cleared the Lethbridge Hurricanes and Swift Current Broncos to resume all team activities.

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