Toledo, Ohio –The Toledo Walleye and head Coach Nick Vitucci announced today that forward Evan Rankin has signed a Player Tryout Agreement with the Grand Rapids Griffins of the American Hockey League.
The Walleye are the ECHL affiliate of the Griffins and the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League.
This will be the first trip to the AHL this year for Rankin. Last season he appeared in four AHL games with Manitoba, scoring one goal. This season with Toledo, Rankin has scored 12 goals while collecting 12 assists in 30 games. He is a plus three in those games.