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08-19-2008, 04:21 PM
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Originally Posted by BDubinskyNYR17 View Post
yea but the rangers must sign him before he gets sent down. when was the last time the rangers drafted a player and went straight to the pros the following season either AHL or NHL??? i think Blackburn was the last one, Staal did go back to juniors after he was drafted, korpikoski could have came to NA since he was drafted from europe but both NYR and korpikoski decided on to stay in europe
Weise is an overager (20 years old) and accordingly he's eligible for the AHL.

Most players are drafted at 18 or 19 and according to the CBA, it's the NHL or back to Juniors. They don't have the option of going to the AHL.

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