KHL Extends Suspension of Gagarin Cup Playoffs Until April 10th


On Tuesday, the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) announced the league would be extending their suspension of the Gagarin Cup playoffs until April 10th.

On Monday, following the withdrawal of the two remaining teams in the KHL playoffs not based in Russia (Jokerit-Finland, Barys-Kazakhstan), the KHL announced it was suspending the playoffs for a week to restructure the playoff format and would then continue with the six remaining Russian teams.

On Tuesday, the KHL, along with the Russian Premier Football League and the VTB United Basketball League, announced they would be suspending competition until April 10 in the hope of slowing the spread of COVID-19.

The announcement was made in accordance with recommendations made by the Russian Ministry Of Sport.

About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His interest in the Caps has grown over the decades and included time as a season ticket holder. He has been a journalist covering the team for 10+ years, primarily focusing on analysis, analytics and prospect development.
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