Memorial Cup, CHL playoffs cancelled because of COVID-19

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The 2020 Memorial Cup has been cancelled because of 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.

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.