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01-05-2013, 02:16 PM
Snow Dog
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Originally Posted by Tyler Sanguine View Post
Major Junior isn't a true amateur league, therefore they aren't treated and viewed as amateur players by the NCAA. Any given CHL roster at any given time has a multitude of guys that have already signed NHL contracts, and thus been compensated with a signing bonus, which no longer makes them amateur players. It's a little bit of guilt by association for the guys that have not signed pro deals, but it's a pandora's box that the NCAA simply isn't willing to open.
Are NCAA players prohibited from signing a pro contract?And if signed would that make them inelligable for play even if no money was involved?

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