Calgary, Alta. — The Western Hockey League announced today that the Brandon Wheat Kings and Kelowna Rockets have been cleared to resume team activities this week, in accordance with WHL COVID-19 Protocols.
The WHL also announced today the rescheduling of three (3) WHL Regular Season games, including two (2) Pats games:
Wednesday, February 2
- Saskatoon at Regina (originally scheduled for Saturday, January 8)
Saturday, February 12
- Regina at Saskatoon (originally scheduled for Friday, January 7)
Wednesday, March 2
- Victoria at at Prince George (originally scheduled for Saturday, January 8)
Additionally, the Saskatoon Blades are unable to field a complete team due to nine players on the active roster currently on the WHL COVID-19 Protocol List. As a result, the following two (2) WHL Regular Season games have been postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date:
Tuesday, January 25
- Saskatoon at Medicine Hat
Wednesday, January 26
The WHL also announced the relocation of two (2) WHL Regular Season games for the Calgary Hitmen, which will now be played at Seven Chiefs Sportsplex on Tsuut’ina Nation:
Wednesday, February 16
Friday, February 18
The health and safety of all WHL participants is the top priority for the WHL. In order to reduce the risk of exposure to and transmission of COVID-19, the WHL requires all WHL roster players, hockey operations staff, and other team and League office personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with a Health Canada approved vaccine.