The 2021 Memorial Cup tournament has been canceled, marking the second straight year in which the storied Canadian junior hockey championship will not be handed out due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Canadian Hockey League has cancelled the 2021 Memorial Cup due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Social Sharing Decision made made due to limitations on travel, border restrictions ...
The 2021 Memorial Cup has been cancelled because of coronavirus according to The Canadian Press on Tuesday. The event was supposed to take place in either Oshawa or Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. The major reasons for the cancellation were due to border restrictions between Canada and the United States, limitations on travel, and strict quarantining requirements.
With the return to action of the Ontario Hockey League remaining up in the air due to the COVD-19 pandemic, the Canadian Hockey League announced Tuesday afternoon that the 2021 Memorial Cup has been cancelled. It marks the second consecutive season that the major junior loop has been forced to cancel the event because of COVID-19.
The Canadian Hockey League in association with its member leagues including the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League has decided to cancel the 2021 Memorial Cup. C-H-L President Dan MacKenzie says “The decision was made based on the limitations on travel, border restrictions, and quarantining requirements that would make it impossible to produce league champions.”
TORONTO — The 2021 Memorial Cup has been cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions. The Canadian Hockey League announced the cancellation of the major junior championship between the winners of the ...
KAMLOOPS — There will not be a Memorial Cup champion in 2021. The tournament to crown a champion in Major Junior Hockey has been cancelled — the rug pulled out from under it by COVID-19 for a second straight year. This years Memorial Cup was to have been hosted by the Ontario Hockey League.
The Memorial Cup has not been played since 2019 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which cancelled both the 2020 edition originally scheduled for Kelowna (as well as all playoff play across CHL member leagues), and the 2021 edition, which was intended to be hosted by the OHL, but no host was ever announced.