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KHL pauses the season but it's not because of covid-19

March 16, 2020, 5:19 PM ET [3 Comments]
Aivis Kalnins
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Vodka supplies are forever lasting.

KHL has announced a week-long pause and it has nothing to do with covid-19... well not directly at least.

After Jokerit Helsinki and Barys Astana pulled out of KHL playoffs due to the virus spread, KHL has been forced to stop their playoffs.. TO CREATE A NEW SCHEDULE FOR THE 2ND ROUND!!! LITERALLY JUST BECAUSE CHANGES HAVE TO BE MADE IN SCHEDULE.

The press release didn't even acknowledge the existence of Covid-19 or that TWO TEAMS pulled out BECAUSE OF THE VIRUS.

League will create a new format for the remaining six Russian teams and carry on. Schedule, Match-ups etc will be announced at a later date.

Remaining teams are: CSKA, Ak Bars, SKA, Dynamo Moscow, Sibir, Salavat Yulaev.

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