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Callahan Helped Bring Boyle & Stralman to Tampa

After being traded to the Lightning, Ryan Callahan provided veteran leadership and his patented hard-nosed style to a Tampa team in need of both. Apparently, Callahan has also become a valuable scout as he offered useful information on Brian Boyle and Anton Stralman that GM Steve Yzerman used before deciding to sign both former Ranger players (TBO)… “We got (Callahan’s) thoughts...
Via NY Rangers Blog
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lightning sign forward Ryan Callahan to six-year contract

TAMPA, Fla. – Ryan Callahan will call Tampa Bay home for many years to come. The Tampa Bay Lightning signed the veteran forward to a six-year contract, the team announced Wednesday morning. The deal is worth a reported annual average of $5.8 million with a partial no-trade clause. "I couldn’t be happier to be part of the Tampa Bay Lightning organization for the next six...
Via Fox Sports Florida
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Callahan Signs Extension With Lightning; Rangers to Receive Second Round Pick

In a very surprising development, Ryan Callahan has decided forego free agency and instead signed an extension to stay in Tampa Bay… Haven’t nailed down the precise terms of Ryan Callahan’s #TBLightning extension. Believed to be longer than five years at roughly $5.5M AAV. — Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) June 25, 2014 Because Callahan has re-signed with Tampa, the Rangers...
Via NY Rangers Blog
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Latest On The Ryan Callahan Contract Talks In Tampa

from Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times, Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman remains hopeful he can sign veteran wing Ryan Callahan before he becomes an unrestricted free agent July 1st. But while agent Steve Bartlett says both sides have made progress in recent weeks, they don't appear close to an agreement. "It's at a critical stage where we have to...
Via Kukla's Korner
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning Rumors: Tampa Bay's contract talks with Callahan continue

There's mutual interest between Ryan Callahan and the Tampa Bay Lightning, but how close are they?By Michael Miller via Wikimedia CommonsGM Steve Yzerman said, "We still have some time." Which is true, but the tenor of Joe Smith's and James O'Brien's coverage appears to be optimistic. Steve Yzerman said Friday he's had "really good discussions....
Via Sports Rumor Alert
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Ryan Callahan may test free agency

Ryan Callahan’s trade from the New York Rangers to the Tampa Bay Lightning was one of the biggest moves of the 2013-14 season. Based on Martin St. Louis’ performance for the Rangers following the trade and Callahan’s vanishing act in the playoffs, some may argue it was one of the weakest trades the Lighting have made in recent memory. Still, Lightning fans may feel better about...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

More Callahan contract rumors

I hope you’re all ready for a long three days of endless Ryan Callahan rumors. As the trade deadline approaches on Wednesday, we are going to hear endless “Callahan to [insert team here]” rumors, even more “Callahan’s updated demands” rumors, and some ‘Glen Sather ups his offer” rumors. This time around, we have a few new rumors, courtesy of Bob McKenzie. McKenzie...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Tackling trade rumors surrounding the New York Rangers

Tackling trade rumors surrounding the New York RangersWith the March 5 trade deadline six days away, the NHL rumor mill is really starting to churn. Each morning, it seems, the league is recovering from a night of debauchery, leaving the fans to put together the pieces and connect the dots. (What happens here, stays here, is the rule among GMs.) It’s safe to say we’ve entered...
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Ranger Rumor Roundup: The No Callahan Edition

We all know where Ryan Callahan and the New York Rangers reside with regards to a new contract for the team’s Captain or the possibility of trading the popular winger if common ground on an extension cannot be reached. Callahan still wants more money than the Rangers are willing to offer and the Blueshirts still […]
Via Ranger Nation
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Identifying potential trade targets for Ryan Callahan

Still don’t think he’s going anywhere Last night, news broke that TSN’s Bob McKenzie joined the discussion about the possibility of trading Ryan Callahan. While McKenzie did not specifically state Cally would be traded, he alluded to the fact that he will either re-sign or be dealt by the trade deadline. I am sticking to my prediction that Cally re-signs, but when McKenzie...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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