WHL season will not feature playoffs

The Western Hockey League announced on Monday the 2020-2021 season will conclude following the completion of the 24-game regular season schedule.

Due to current public health conditions and the ongoing challenges with COVID-19, including restrictions on travel across both provincial and international borders, the WHL is not in a position to conduct the playoffs, including the WHL Championship series.

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The 2021 WHL Awards will recognize individual award winners from each division, as opposed to the traditional celebration of conference-based award winners.

The awards, which will be celebrated digitally following the season, will culminate with honourees in each major category on a league-wide basis.

The WHL will continue to work with government and health authorities on schedule options for the 2021-2022 regular season.

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