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Moose Sign Rankin To PTO

January 23, 2010 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Manitoba Moose News Release

The Manitoba Moose today announced they have signed forward Evan Rankin to a professional tryout contract.

Rankin, 23, has played in 41 games this season with the Toledo Walleye of the East Coast Hockey League. In that time, the Portage, MI native has recorded 34 points (20g & 14a) along with 10 penalty minutes. Last season, Rankin played in 64 games with the Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees of the Central Hockey League where he racked up 51 points (28g & 23a) along with 65 penalty minutes.

Previously, he spent four seasons in the NCAA with Notre Dame. In his college career, Rankin played a total of 143 games where he scored 41 points (20g & 21a) with 101 penalty minutes.

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