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ROSTER MOVE | IceCaps Sign RW Evan Rankin to PTO

IceCaps Sign Rankin to PTO

Rankin Evan

St. John’s IceCaps Media Release

ST. JOHN’S, NL (February 18, 2016) – Montreal Canadiens and St. John’s IceCaps General Manager Marc Bergevin announced today the IceCaps have signed right-winger Evan Rankin to a 25-game Professional Tryout contract (PTO).

Rankin, a six-foot-one, 185-pounder has scored 14 points in 15 games with the ECHL’s Toledo Walleye, after registering seven points in 24 games to start the season with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms of the American Hockey League (AHL).

An alumnus of the University of Notre Dame, the Portage. MI native has previous AHL experience with the Manitoba Moose, Grand Rapids Griffins, Rochester Americans and Syracuse Crunch.


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