AHL's Toronto Marlies shut down for one week due to COVID-19 situation

(Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

The Toronto Marlies — AHL affiliate of the Maple Leafs — are being shut down for one week due to a COVID-19 situation, according to Sportsnet's Chris Johnston.

A release from the league stated all Marlies games through April 21 — a slate of three games including a pair of meetings with Laval and a game against Belleville — would be postponed due to the AHL's COVID-19 protocols.

With Laval and Belleville's schedules affected, the league has also moved a Laval-Belleville game from early May to April 21.

The AHL similarly postponed a pair of upcoming Lehigh Valley Phantoms games due to COVID-19 protocols — adding to a postponed Phantoms game originally set for Wednesday — shutting down the Philadelphia Flyers affiliate through April 18.

Make-up dates for all postponed games are yet to be confirmed.

When submitting content, please abide by our  submission guidelines, and avoid posting profanity, personal attacks or harassment. Should you violate our submissions guidelines, we reserve the right to remove your comments and block your account. Sportsnet reserves the right to close a story’s comment section at any time.
We use cookies to improve your experience. Learn More or change your cookie preferences. By continuing to use this site, you agree to the use of cookies.