TORONTO — Seven upcoming Ontario Hockey League games have been postponed due to COVID-19.
The league says the Barrie Colts and Peterborough Petes have been placed in health and safety protocols.
Barrie has suspended team activities, resulting in the postponement of five games while Peterborough will have three upcoming games rescheduled.
An update on the new dates will be released by the OHL once they are confirmed.
The OHL made the announcement on Tuesday, hours before the Colts were supposed to play in Owen Sound.
Barrie's game in Peterborough on Thursday, is the second game to be postponed.
Also rescheduled was Friday's games between Hamilton and the Colts, as well as Peterborough's matchup in Niagara.
The Petes' game on Saturday against the IceDogs, Barrie's contest in Owen Sound on Jan. 5, and the Colts' matchup against North Bay on Jan. 8 have also been postponed.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 28, 2021.
The Canadian Press