The KHL announced early completion of the season because of a pandemic

it is Noted that the decision is “dictated by the health security of players, fans, staff, clubs and everyone involved in the organization and conduct of matches of the League”.

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“We have to terminate the season. It was not an easy decision – said the head of the KHL Alexei Morozov. – I am sure that all of the fans together with us wanted to see the continuation of the struggle for the Gagarin Cup. However, in the current situation is much more important than the health of the players and their families, members of clubs, employees of the sports facilities and, of course, the fans. We believe that nobody has the right to take responsibility for the life and health of people.”

According to him, this decision could not be delayed, and it was important to make the current situation has not affected the start of next season.

Earlier, the NHL has developed several scenarios for the continuation of the season from finishing the championship in the period up to 30 April 2020 up to continue it in June and July. However, to implement them with the current developments thought impossible.

the Decision on the allocation of seats according to the results CHL-2019/2020 be accepted at one of the next meetings of the Board of Directors of the KHL, where in addition will be determined by the participants of the next season.