LW Tyler Benson - Vancouver Giants, WHL (2016 Draft)
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12-12-2012, 05:40 PM
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There is no "exceptional status" rule in WHL!!! Players have to wait until their 16 year old season to play full time. They are allowed to play 6 games as a 15 year old and then can get called up for more games as a 15 year old once their minor hockey season has officially ended. Alot of 15 year old top WHL prospects from each team lots of time get in somewhere between the 6 games up to about 12 games or so.
You're incorrect and posting basically the same thing in two separate threads won't change that.
Exceptional status is Hockey Canada, not the WHL.
You just haven't seen it used before because there hasn't been a player that has impressed enough to warrant it.
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