Ryan Callahan

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Ryan Callahan
Callahan with the Lightning in 2014
Born (1985-03-21) March 21, 1985 (age 39)
Rochester, NY
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
NHL team
Former teams
Tampa Bay Lightning
New York Rangers
National team  United States
NHL Draft 127th overall, 2004
New York Rangers
Playing career 2006–present
Medal record
Representing  United States
Men's ice hockey
Representing  United States
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2010 Vancouver Tournament

Ryan Callahan (born March 21, 1985 in Rochester, New York) is an American professional ice hockey right winger. He currently plays for the Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Career[change | change source]

He started his hockey career in the Ontario Provincial Junior A Hockey League. He played 3 games with the Syracuse Jr. Crunch and 1 seasons with the Buffalo Lightning. He also played in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) with the Guelph Storm for 4 seasons. He was drafted by the New York Rangers with the 127th overall pick in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. He played one season with the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL) before being called up to the Ranger's main roster. On September 12, 2011, Callahan was named the captain of the Rangers.[1]

On March 5, 2014, the Rangers traded Callahan along with a 2015 first-round draft pick, and a conditional 2014 second-round pick to the Tampa Bay Lightning for Tampa Bay captain Martin St. Louis.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Callahan named Rangers' 26th captain". New York Rangers. Retrieved 2014-03-07.
  2. "Lightning trade St. Louis to Rangers for Callahan". NHL. Retrieved 2014-03-07.

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