Sunday, August 3, 2008

Will Janne will be eligible for ROY honors?

In the NHL, a player can be no older than 26 to win the rookie award, a limit established to avoid a repeat of 1990. That year, 31-year-old Sergei Makarov won the NHL's award over 19-year-old Mike Modano. Makarov had played professionally for years in the Soviet Union.Some have suggested a similar age limit for baseball's rookie award.(excerpt from an SI article)
Janne doesn't turn 27 until May 11 2009, but will he considered a professional with his playing in the Finnish Elte league

1 comment:

Judi said...

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