New Junior C Overage Rule Will Have Local Impact
The rule, will allow teams to trade overage players in the offseason, or entering a season, to teams who do not have the maximum number of four overagers.
For example, if one Junior C team had 6 overage players following their 20-year-old season, they could trade the 2 “extra” players to a team who has less than 4 so that these players could participate in their overage, 21-year-old season.
This rule will allow players who have been in the league an opportunity to continue playing for their final season of eligibility.
Currently the Wallaceburg Lakers and are under the 4 player cap with only Austin Bentley, Travis Moore, and Matt Tourigny eligible to return as 1997 born players.
The Blenheim Blades are also under the cap with Dede Cato, Drew Marlatt, and Steve Funk as their eligible overseers.
The Wheatley Sharks have 7 players entering their overage season, and the Dresden Kings have 6.