Oil Kings, Warriors, Rebels sidelined because of COVID-19

WHL logo. (Jonathan Hayward/CP)

The Edmonton Oil Kings, Moose Jaw Warriors and Red Deer Rebels have paused team activities because of rising COVID-19 cases, the Western Hockey League announced Tuesday.

A fourth WHL team, the Lethbridge Hurricanes, paused team activities on Saturday.

The decision Tuesday has caused five games to be postponed this weekend.

The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League is on pause until Jan. 14, while the Ontario Hockey League has had a string of postponements.

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