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02-08-2013, 07:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Holden Caulfield View Post
No matter what, that could NEVER have happened. Kopitar has already represented Slovenia at an event higher that U-17, making him ineligible to ever compete for another country for any IIHF sanctioned event, which the Olympics is. He has competed 4 times at the World Championships, 3 of those times in the Elite division. He would never have been able to compete for USA at any IIHF event.
How was Nedved able to get around this rule? He played for Canada in the Olympics and then for Czech in the WC.

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