Why? Things changed drastically after the draft started. Also, we have a "commissioner" because the league forces us to have a commissioner. I've never thought of any of these keeper leagues as being run that way, I thought these were decisions the league made as a whole.
we can say that things have changed since we started drafting and we werent sure what was going to happen with the status of the NHL but we cannot hide behind that as we made other decisions such as rookie draft and roster players etc under the same circumstances. the question was raised, you did not express concern at the time regarding this rule but you did speak up regarding the actual rookie draft and draft flow so it is obvious that you were thinking about it. not liking how the rule may affect us now is not grounds for changing it, sometimes we have to eat our hat and move on.