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Memorial Cup, WHL playoffs cancelled because of COVID-19

Winnipeg Ice forward Peyton Krebs is shown in an undated handout photo.
Winnipeg Ice forward Peyton Krebs is shown in an undated handout photo. Winnipeg ICE, Zachary Peters

The 2020 Memorial Cup has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

It marks the first time in 102 years there will be no showdown to determine Canada’s major junior hockey champion.

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The event was scheduled to run May 22-31 in Kelowna, B.C.

The Canadian Hockey League also cancelled playoffs for all three of its regional leagues.

Marble racing helps to fill the void left by professional sports
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