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Beast Add Princeton Grad Rankin Ahead of Tuesday Game Against Wheeling

03/08/2016 9:52 AM -



BRAMPTON, ONTARIO – The Brampton Beast, ECHL affiliate of the St. John’s IceCaps and Montreal Canadiens, announce today that the club has signed Princeton grad Kyle Rankin to a Standard Player Contract.


Rankin, a Kanata, Ontario native, played four full seasons for Princeton University between the 2012-13 and 2015-16 seasons and was a speedy, reliable forward who suited up for 117 NCAA games and recorded 10 goals and 21 assists along with 44 penalty minutes.


Prior to starting his NCAA career, he had a great season with the Sioux Falls Stampede in the USHL, putting up 16 goals and 18 assists for 34 points during the 2011-12 season.


Rankin is expected to be in the lineup this evening as the Beast are in Wheeling to take on the Nailers at WesBanco Arena at 7:05 PM. The Beast return home to the Powerade Centre on Thursday, March 10 to host the Toronto Maple Leafs’ ECHL affiliate, the Orlando Solar Bears, for the first of three games. Single game tickets are now available, starting at $16.25. For more information or general media inquiries on the Brampton Beast please contact Chris Ballard, Public Relations Coordinator at (905) 564-1684 or

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