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12-30-2012, 06:40 PM
Join Date: Aug 2012
The AHL doesn't consider him a rookie.
"Who qualifies as an AHL rookie?
To be considered a rookie, a player must not have played in a total of twenty-five (25) or more AHL and/or NHL regular-season games in any preceding seasons, nor in six (6) or more AHL and/or NHL regular-season games in each of any two preceding seasons,
nor in one hundred (100) regular-season games in any European Elite League.
A player who has met these qualifications but did so while playing on an amateur try-out agreement or as a signed junior will not have those games count towards his rookie status. Any player at least twenty-six (26) years of age (by Sept. 15 of that season) is not considered a rookie.
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