March 28, 1986|
Portage, Michigan, U.S.
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)|
Grand Rapids Griffins
Lehigh Valley Phantoms
St. John's IceCaps
Rankin played regularly for the Toledo Walleye of the ECHL between 2009 and 2011. On November 25, 2011, the Notre Dame product was signed by the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League to a professional tryout contract. After contributing immediately to the offense, Rankin remained with the Americans for the duration of the 2011–12 season, signing his first AHL contract and scoring an impressive 29 points in 35 games.
On July 3, 2012 it was announced that Rankin had been re-signed by the Americans to a one-year AHL contract extension. In the 2012–13 season, Rankin appeared in 48 games for the Amerks producing offensively with 31 points.
Rankin left the Amerks as a free agent and on July 10, 2013, was signed to a one-year contract with the Syracuse Crunch of the AHL.
On July 22, 2014, Rankin signed his first contract abroad, agreeing to a one-year deal with German club, Kölner Haie of the DEL. In the 2014–15 season, Rankin appeared in 18 games in Koln, however struggled to adapt to the European perimeters, totalling just 3 points before opting to return to the AHL for a second stint with the Rochester Americans on January 26, 2015.
|2008–09||Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees||CHL||64||28||23||51||65||7||2||3||5||6|
|2010–11||Grand Rapids Griffins||AHL||10||1||1||2||7||—||—||—||—||—|
|2015–16||Lehigh Valley Phantoms||AHL||24||1||6||7||6||—||—||—||—||—|
|2015–16||St. John's IceCaps||AHL||3||0||0||0||2||—||—||—||—||—|
- "Amerks sign Rankin to try-out". Rochester Americans. November 25, 2011. Archived from the original on December 13, 2014. Retrieved November 25, 2011.
- "Rochester Americans sign Evan Rankin to AHL deal". Rochester Americans. March 5, 2012. Archived from the original on December 13, 2014. Retrieved March 5, 2012.
- "Americans sign Rankin, Schofield to AHL contracts". Rochester Americans. July 3, 2012. Archived from the original on December 13, 2014. Retrieved July 3, 2012.
- "Crunch sign Rankin to AHL contract". Syracuse Crunch. July 10, 2013. Retrieved July 10, 2013.
- "Three new strikers for KEC" (in German). Kölner Haie. July 22, 2014. Retrieved July 23, 2014.
- "Amerks sign Evan Rankin to AHL contract". Rochester Americans. January 26, 2015. Archived from the original on April 2, 2015. Retrieved January 26, 2015.
- "Rankin closes curtain on great career". Toledo Walleye. September 1, 2017. Retrieved September 1, 2017.
- Biographical information and career statistics from Eliteprospects.com, or The Internet Hockey Database
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