He'll only be in the Q for 2 months, before he's sent to Rochester to finish up there. The media is really making a bigger deal out of this than it is.
I forget when his birthday is, but what's the rule on that? If his birthday were tomorrow, could he play here or is he required to play in juniors until the end of the season? It'd be an odd situation if the Junior teams had to deal with players up and leaving in the middle of the season or playoffs, even.