QMJHL Cancels Remainder Of Season


The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) has announced that all the remaining games of the 2019-20 schedule have been cancelled due to concerns related to the spread of the coronavirus.

The announcement came on Tuesday afternoon via an official statement from the league:


The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League today announced that all the remaining games of the 2019-20 schedule have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The regular season was scheduled to end on March 21, 2020.

The final regular season general standings are determined by modalities described in rule R-6, article 5.2:

  1. The Commissioner shall determine the general standings of the teams by using the points percentage if all teams have not played the same number of games at the time of the event;
  2. Should two or more teams be tied at the same rank, the team rankings will be conducted according to the tie-breaking procedure set forth in article 1.2.2 of R-12 Regulation (The Game: Rules and Procedures).


The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League is one of the three major junior ice hockey leagues which constitute the Canadian Hockey League (CHL). No decision has been made official by the other leagues in the CHL. (Ontario Hockey League, Western Hockey League).

The QMJHL  includes teams in the provinces of Quebec, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. The current president of the QMJHL is Gilles Courteau.
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About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His passion for the Caps has grown over the decades, which has included time as a season ticket holder, social media and community organizer, and most recently led to the founding of NoVa Caps in 2014. Jon earned a Bachelor's of Science in Engineering at Old Dominion University, and is a Systems Engineer during intermissions, which has been instrumental in supporting his Capitals habit.
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