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08-11-2011, 05:50 PM
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Originally Posted by LadyStanley View Post
Canadian Major Junior players who are 18 or 19 and don't make NHL have to return to their junior club (& contract slides if 10 or fewer NHL RS games played). (Europeans or ex-Collegians who don't make the NHL squad can be assigned to AHL team; Europeans can also be returned overseas. Not sure about ECHL or CHL.)

Major junior players who are 20 have the option (NHL club's discretion AIUI) to return to CHL as overager (contract year burned) OR be assigned to AHL (et al).
Awesome, thanks! I knew it was something like that but didn't know the exact rule.

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