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ROSTER UPDATE: IceCaps Release Forward Evan Rankin from PTO

IceCaps Release Rankin from PTO

Rankin Evan

St. John’s IceCaps Media Release

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

Rankin, a six-foot-one, 185-pounder was scoreless in three games with the IceCaps. The 29-year-old previously 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).

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