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Utah Grizzlies Suspend 2019-20 Season Citing Coronavirus Concern

Mar 12, 2020, 3:58 PM | Updated: Jun 3, 2020, 12:37 pm
Photo: Deseret News...
Photo: Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The ECHL suspended the 2019-20 season, which means the Utah Grizzlies’ season is suspended.

The Grizzlies put out a statement that at this time there is no further information on a new schedule for remaining games.

“We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Thank you for your continued support and patience as we work through this process,” said the Grizzlies in a statement.

Minor League Baseball’s (including the Salt Lake Bees) season has been suspended along with the NBA, NHL, MLB and MLS. Major sporting events such as the Division 1 NCAA basketball tournament and Pac-12 gymnastics championship have also been canceled.

A list of current cancellations and suspensions can be found here. 

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