CJHL announces official cancellation for remainder of 2019-20 season


CJHL Media Update

Release Date: Friday, March 13, 2020                                              

CJHL announces official cancellation for remainder of 2019-20 season

CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League, in conjunction with its 10 member leagues and Hockey Canada, have officially cancelled the remainder of the 2019-20 season, due to the ongoing global COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

As a result, all hockey-related activities, including respective League Playoffs, the CJHL’s four regional championship events (Fred Page Cup; Dudley-Hewitt Cup; ANAVET Cup; Doyle Cup) and the Centennial Cup Canadian National Junior A Championship will not be held.

In further consultation with Hockey Canada, it was determined that the cancellation of the CJHL playoffs is an unavoidable outcome.

“We continue to align our direction, consistent with that of Hockey Canada, and support their overall direction completely. “ said CJHL President Brent Ladds.

“We extend our extreme gratitude, understanding and commend the due diligence put forth by the CJHL’s Executive Board, each of our 10 league commissioners/presidents, their staffs and respective clubs and Hockey Canada in their commitment to safeguard all those involved in our wonderful game,” finalized Ladds.


The CJHL is comprised of the 10 member Jr. A leagues across the country, which features the Maritime Hockey League; Ligue de Hockey Junior AAA du Québec; Central Canada Hockey League; Ontario Junior Hockey League; Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League; Superior International Hockey League; Manitoba Junior Hockey League; Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League; Alberta Junior Hockey League and the British Columbia Hockey League.

For more information

Brent Ladds       
Canadian Junior Hockey League
ladds@cjhlhockey.com (E)