The Ontario Reign's hockey season has officially come to an end.
American Hockey League President and Chief Executive Officer David Andrews announced on May 11 that the league’s Board of Governors has voted to cancel the remainder of the 2019-20 AHL regular season and the 2020 Calder Cup Playoffs due to the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis.
All of the league's teams shut down their operations in March. The Reign team's games have been played at Toyota Arena in Ontario.
“After a lengthy review process, the American Hockey League has determined that the resumption and completion of the 2019-20 season is not feasible in light of current conditions,” Andrews said. “The League’s operational focus has turned toward actively preparing for the 2020-21 season. We are very grateful to the National Hockey League and its teams for their support and leadership in navigating through the challenges faced over the past two months. The AHL continues to place paramount importance on the health and safety of our players, officials, staff and fans and all of their families, and we all look forward to returning to our arenas in 2020-21.”
The AHL’s standings – sorted by points percentage – and statistics as of March 12 are considered final and official, and will serve as the basis for determining league awards for the 2019-20 season.
The Reign team finished with a 29-22 record and was in fifth place in the Pacific Division.