"After a lengthy evaluation procedure, the American Hockey League has identified that the resumption and completion of the 2019-20 season is not feasible in light of existing conditions," Andrews said in a declaration. The AHL current standings-- sorted by points portion-- and data as of March 12, are thought about last and official, and will serve as the basis for
figuring out league awards for the 2019-20 season. The Milwaukee Admirals topped the league at 41-14-5-3. The Canadian Hockey League formerly cancelled the rest of the junior season, playoffs and the Memorial Cup in the middle of the novel coronavirus break out.
The American Hockey League did the expected Monday, cancelling the remainder of its season and playoffs since of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The AHL made the statement following a vote by its board of governors.Outgoing league president and CEO David Andrews said in a declaration the NHL
's top minors just ran out of time."After a prolonged review process, the American Hockey League has identified that the resumption and completion of the 2019-20 season is not practical because of present conditions," Andrews stated in a statement. The AHL paused its schedule March 12, following the NHL's lead in the aftermath of an NBA player screening favorable for COVID-19. Andrews stated last month the league was "rotating"to the 2020-21 campaign, while adding absolutely nothing was main relating to the status of 2019-20.
That changed Monday. 4 Canadian-based teams The NHL still intends to salvage its season in some form this summer season, but the AHL saw no path forward.
"We are very grateful to
the National Hockey League and its groups for their assistance and leadership in navigating through the difficulties faced over the last two months,"Andrews said. The AHL is made up of 31 franchises either owned by or affiliated with NHL clubs. There are 4 teams based in Canada-- the Laval Rocket, Belleville Senators, Toronto Marlies and Manitoba Moose. In operation because 1936, the AHL's website states that 90 per cent of present NHLers are graduates, and that more than 100 members of the Hockey Hall of Fame hung around on the circuit. Ottawa Senators general supervisor Pierre Dorion stated last month the possibility of the AHL cancelling its season and playoffs-- denying some of the franchise's young talent valuable experience-- would be a blow to his club's restore efforts at
the NHL level. Admirals top league with 41 success "It's most likely the thing that hurts us the most as a company [during the pandemic],"Dorion said. The AHL present standings-- arranged by points portion-- and statistics since March 12, are considered last and official, and will act as the basis for
figuring out league awards for the 2019-20 season. The Milwaukee Admirals topped the league at 41-14-5-3. The Canadian Hockey League formerly cancelled the rest of the junior season, playoffs and the Memorial Cup amidst the unique coronavirus outbreak. Most leagues in Europe nixed the remainder of their regular schedules and playoffs earlier this spring,
while a number of international tournaments, including the
men's and women's world championships, were likewise cancelled. Andrews, on the other hand, is set to retire after 26 seasons leading the AHL on July 1, with former NHL
executive Scott Howson taking over as both president and CEO.