The Dilemma: Major Junior vs. College Hockey (Sample Chapter from “So You Want Your Kid to Play Pro Hockey?”)

Any family who has experienced having a son play hockey at a high level has been faced with the life-changing decision of whether to choose the major junior avenue or save their NCAA eligibility to pursue the scholarship route south of the border. It is a decision that can derive a great deal of stress and anxiety due to the eligibility rules outlined by the NCAA, stating that any athlete who participates in a Canadian major junior hockey game will be declared as non-amateur and thus ineligib.....
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