Americans Trade Connor Rankin to Calgary

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The Americans have made a trade, getting 17 year old defenseman Josh Thrower from the Calgary Hitmen. Thrower is in his second WHL season and has three goals and eight assists in 73 career games.      

In exchange for Thrower, forward  Connor Rankin heads to Alberta. The nineteen year old Rankin, who has spent his entire career thus far with the Ams, scored 82 goals and added 92 assists in 244 games.        

The Ams next play tomorrow night in Everett against the Silvertips. They host the 'Tips Saturday.