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League Play Game Changes

The long wait is over for the WHL with the BCHL suiting up playing in five pods around the province putting their game back on ice after a long extended wait.

The return doesn’t mean the teams won’t play without problems and such is the case with the WHL Kelowna Rockets being hit with concern from COVID-19 related issues.

We received the following notice from Taylor Rocca, Director, Communications for the WHL and wanted to share.

Enjoy the read:

The Western Hockey League announced today the following changes to the Regular Season schedule of games in the RE/MAX Hub Centres in Kamloops and Kelowna through Thursday, April 8. 

RE/MAX Hub Centres – Updated Schedule

New Date                        Time             Matchup                                     Location            Orig. Date

Saturday, April 3           7:05 p.m.    Kamloops at Victoria               Kelowna             April 1

Sunday, April 4              6 p.m.          Vancouver at Prince George   Kamloops          March 31

Monday, April 5            7 p.m.          Kamloops at Vancouver            Kamloops         April 3

TBD                                 7 p.m.          Prince George at Vancouver    Kamloops          April 8

There is no change to the WHL Regular Season Games on April 6 (Victoria at Prince George) and April 7 (Vancouver at Victoria). Both games will be played as originally scheduled.

There will be no games played in the RE/MAX Hub Centres in Kamloops and Kelowna on Thursday, April 8. 

Further adjustments to the schedule of games in the RE/MAX Hub Centres between April 9-13 will be announced at a later date. 

About the Western Hockey League

Regarded as the world’s finest development league for junior hockey players, the Western Hockey League (WHL) head office is based in Calgary, Alberta. 

The WHL consists of 22 member Clubs with 17 located in Western Canada and five in the U.S. Pacific Northwest. 

A member of the Canadian Hockey League, the WHL has been a leading supplier of talent for the National Hockey League for over 50 years. 

The WHL is also the leading provider of hockey scholarships with over 350 graduates each year receiving WHL Scholarships to pursue a post-secondary education of their choice. 

Each season, WHL players also form the nucleus of Canada’s National Junior Hockey Team.