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10-03-2008, 06:20 PM
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Race City USA
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From the current CBA, section ...
Eligibility for Play in the League.
No Player shall be eligible for play in the League unless he:
(b) had been eligible for claim in the last Entry Draft, but was unclaimed, and:
had played hockey in North America the prior season and was
age 20 at the time of the last Entry Draft, and signed an SPC which was signed and registered with the League between the conclusion of the Entry Draft and commencement of the Major Juniors season (except that if such Player had signed an
NHL try-out form
, which was signed and registered with the League during the aforesaid time period, then the
for signing and registering with the League an SPC with such try-out Club shall be the
commencement of the NHL Season
). (I added underlines.)
I had this in my notes, but where it says "under" I had mistakenly written "over". Not quite the same thing.
I think this answers the question. If I'm incorrect please let us all know.
I had no idea a rule like this existed. Seems like a great way to grab a sleeper. Kudos to DL and his crew.
Not a huge deal....but you omitted a small part of it.
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