The Prince George Cougars home games against the Kelowna Rockets on Tuesday and Wednesday (January 11th and 12th) have been postponed.

The WHL announced today (Friday) that 15 WHL clubs are having their team activities paused, and eight regular season games are being postponed due to COVID-19.

“The WHL and our member Clubs remain fully committed to playing through the 68-game WHL Regular Season schedule and Playoffs,” commented WHL Commissioner Ron Robison.

At this time, the following Clubs have paused all team activities, including on-ice practices and off-ice training, based on WHL COVID-19 Protocols:

  • Calgary Hitmen
  • Edmonton Oil Kings
  • Everett Silvertips
  • Kamloops Blazers
  • Medicine Hat Tigers
  • Moose Jaw Warriors
  • Prince Albert Raiders
  • Prince George Cougars
  • Red Deer Rebels
  • Regina Pats
  • Saskatoon Blades
  • Spokane Chiefs
  • Tri-City Americans
  • Victoria Royals
  • Winnipeg ICE

In terms of the games being postponed:

Saturday, January 8

  • Spokane at Seattle

Tuesday, January 11

  • Calgary at Regina
  • Prince Albert at Edmonton
  • Spokane at Victoria
  • Kelowna at Prince George

Wednesday, January 12

  • Calgary at Moose Jaw
  • Spokane at Victoria
  • Kelowna at Prince George

The WHL said it anticipates other WHL Clubs currently on pause will be cleared to resume team activities in the coming days.