Thread: Confirmed with Link: Habs select Sebastian Collberg - 33rd overall
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06-29-2012, 05:07 AM
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Originally Posted by FF de Mars View Post
Collberg to the AHL anyone ? He's legal. And the Bulldogs will be kickass next year.
If there is one thing that has become obvious in the last few years, it's that most Swedish hockey players hate playing in the AHL.

He'll be playing for Frölunda this season and there is a good chance that he'd be loaned back to the club rather than sent down to the Bulldogs if he fails to make the NHL team out of camp next season.

Originally Posted by FF de Mars View Post

For the AHL, you just need to be 18, if you're european.
The important part is that he was drafted from a European club, not that he is European.

If you were drafted from outside the CHL, you can play in the AHL at 18, regardless of your nationality. If you were drafted from a CHL club you cannot play in the AHL for as long as you are junior eligible, regardless of your nationality.

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