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ROSTER UPDATE: IceCaps Release Forward Evan Rankin from PTO

IceCaps Release Rankin from PTO
EVAN RANKIN HEADS BACK TO TOLEDO

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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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IceCaps Release Forward Eric Neilson from PTO Contract

IceCaps release Neilson from PTO
ERIC NEILSON’S CONTRACT CUT SHORTneilson

St. John’s IceCaps Media Release

ST. JOHN’S, NL (January 16, 2016) – Montreal Canadiens and St. John’s IceCaps General Manager Marc Bergevin announced today the IceCaps have released forward Eric Neilson from a 25-game Professional Tryout contract (PTO).

Chosen by the Los Angeles Kings with the 143rd overall selection in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, the six-foot-two, 205-pounder played six games with the IceCaps this season, registering nine penalty minutes.

The Fredericton, N.B. native broke into the AHL in 2007-08 with the Peoria Rivermen and has also skated with Hamilton, San Antonio and Norfolk, totalling 280 games, 17 points and 857 penalty minutes.