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01-15-2013, 06:56 PM
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Originally Posted by cagney View Post
The issue with him playing for Finland is that I'm pretty positive he's played all his hockey in the US. The IIHF eligibility rules would require that he live and play in Finland for two consecutive years before becoming eligible to play for them in an IIHF tournament. Even if he moved there today he'd never be eligible for a Finnish junior team in an IIHF tournament as he wouldn't qualify until after the 2015 World Juniors were already over.

It's not impossible that he could play for Finland in the future but at this point it looks improbable.
I thought they toasted those rules?

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