Official U17 World Hockey Challenge Thread
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12-24-2012, 02:19 AM
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Those rules only applied if you had dual citizenship.
In other words, if Kolzig were a citizen of the US, grew up in the US and never set foot in Germany, but was also a German citizen, he would not be allowed to play for Germany.
If however he somehow ended up in the US, was not a citizen, still never set foot in Germany, but was a German citizen, he would have been fine.
Of course they gave that up, quite rightly in my opinion.
Then again, we're talking about William Nylander, not Olaf Kölzig.
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