The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League’s Board of Governors unanimously
voted for two rule changes today during the Semi-Annual Assembly held at
the Sheraton Hotel in Dorval.
15 year old players
for the 2015 Annual Draft, a club will be able to select 15 year old
players in the fourteen (14) rounds of the Draft. Previously, teams were
only able to select 15 year old players up until the 8th round.
Compensatory draft pick
order to benefit from a compensatory draft pick, the team must make a
written request to the Commissioner before the established date to
remove players from the admissibility list for the next entry draft.
If the team uses the compensatory draft pick, the player will be put back on Central Scouting’s list for the next entry draft.
the same compensatory draft pick be awarded to more than one club, the
order of selection between said clubs will be the same as the previous
annual entry draft.
The team that chooses to take its
compensatory draft pick of the QMJHL will have the opportunity to draft
in the first round, five picks later than its selection.
Example: Pick #1 of the first round of the previous entry draft for pick #6 of the first round of the next entry draft.
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