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Walleye season uncertain after ECHL postpones 2019-20 season

Just hours before the ECHL announcement, leaders with the NHL stated the season would be on 'pause.'

TOLEDO, Ohio — The Walleye hockey season is on hold following an announcement from the ECHL that it has suspended play of the 2019-20 season.

The decision was made due to growing concerns surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Just hours before the ECHL announcement, leaders with the NHL stated their season would be on "pause."

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Representatives with the Walleye said they will continue to work with the ECHL as well as national, state and local officials to monitor the situation moving forward.

Additionally, the organization leaders will be reaching out to FINatics partners, group leaders and other parties as details become available.

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