Ryan Callahan

Ryan Callahan

Who is Ryan Callahan?

Ryan G. Callahan is an American professional ice hockey right-winger. Currently, he is under contract to the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey League (NHL). Previously, he played for the New York Rangers, serving as their captain, and Tampa Bay Lightning. He has represented the United States in Olympic and international play.

What is Ryan Callahan Famous for?

Ryan Callahan is famous for ice hockey. He played one year of high school ice hockey for Hilton High School. Then, he started his junior career with the Rochester Junior Americans of the Empire Junior B Hockey League. He played with the Syracuse Jr. Crunch and Buffalo Lightning of the OPJHL before moving on to a four-year Ontario Hockey League stint with the Guelph Storm. He turned professional with the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League, where he played most of the 2006-07 season. He received his first NHL call-up to the Rangers on November 28, 2006, making his NHL debut on December 1, but he would only play in that one game before being sent back to the Wolf Pack. On October 1, 2008, he scored the game-winning goal for the Rangers with 20 seconds left in the inaugural Victoria Cup, the Rangers defeated Metallurg Magnitogorsk by a 4-3 tally. He was third on the Rangers with 22 goals and fifth on the team with 40 total points. He was also awarded the Rangers' Steven McDonald Extra Effort Award for his hard work throughout the season and scored the winning goal in the team's playoff-clinching win in the final home game of the season. On July 13, 2009, he was re-signed by the Rangers. He was named an alternate captain of the Rangers on October 2, 2009. He suffered a broken hand on December 15, 2010, in Pittsburgh when he blocked a shot. He missed 19 games while recovering. On September 12, 2011, he was named the 26th captain in the history of the New York Rangers. He became the fifth-youngest captain in team history and the first homegrown captain since Brian Leetch in October 1997. He was also the first native of the State of New York to serve as the Rangers team captain. During the 2013-14 season, contract extension talks with the Rangers stalled, as the two parties were apparently $500,000 per season apart for six years- he was asking $39 million for six years while New York was firm at $36 million for six years. On March 5, 2014, the Tampa Bay Lightning traded captain Martin St. Louis and a second-round draft pick in 2015 to the New York Rangers in exchange for Callahan, a first-round pick in 2015, a conditional second-round pick in 2014, and a seventh-round pick in 2015. On June 25, 2014, five days before free agency was to begin, he signed a six-year contract extension worth an annual average value of $5.8 million to stay with the Lightning. On May 11, 2015, during 2015, he underwent an emergency appendectomy. He missed Game 6 against Montreal Canadiens as a result of the procedure. On June 21, 2016, he had surgery to repair a labral tear in his right hip. He had been dealing with the injury since the end of the regular season and throughout the playoffs as the Lightning advanced to the Eastern Conference Final. Due to the injury, he did not participate in the 2016 World Cup of Hockey in Toronto. On January 15, 2017, the Lightning announced that Callahan was expected to miss four weeks with a lower-body injury. He had surgically repaired in the off-season. On December 14, 2017, he suffered an upper-body injury the Arizona Coyotes. On June 20, 2019, it was announced that Callahan was diagnosed with a degenerative back disease and has been placed on long-term injured reserve, effectively ending his professional career. His contract was traded by the Lightning, along with a 2020 fifth-round pick to the Ottawa Senators in exchange for Mike Condon and a 2020 sixth-round pick on July 30, 2019.

He was named to the Team USA roster for participation at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, with which he earned a silver medal with, falling to Canada in the tournament final. He also played in the following Winter Olympics 2014, for the United States, although the team failed to medal. Team USA named Callahan to its 2016 World Cup of Hockey roster on May 27, 2016. He was named as part of the final seven selections to fill out the remainder of the world Cup roster. Due to a labral tear in his hip, he missed the World Cup.

Where did Ryan Callahan Grow Up?

Ryan Callahan was born on March 21, 1985, in Rochester, New York. He holds American nationality and belongs to mixed (Italian and Irish) ethnicity. His birth sign is Aries. He attended Hilton High School. There is no information about his parents and siblings but will be updated soon.

What is Ryan Callahan Body Features?

Ryan Callahan height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) tall and body weight of 84 kg. He has an athletic body build.

Is Ryan Callahan Married?

Ryan Callahan is a married man. He married Kyla Allison in 2011.

How much is Ryan Callahan's Net Worth?

Ryan Callahan estimated net worth of $16 million as of 2019 and his salary is unknown. He earns a good amount of money from his profession.

Ryan Callahan
Quick Facts of Ryan Callahan
Celebrated Name Ryan Callahan
Age 35 years old
Nick Name Ryan Callahan
Birth Name Ryan G. Callahan
Birth Date 1985-03-21
Gender Male
Profession Ice Hockey Player
Birth Nation United States
Nationality American
Place of Birth Rochester, New York
Ethnicity Mixed
Horoscope Aries
Education Hilton High School
Height 1.78 M
Weight 84 Kg
Body Build/Type Athletic
Marital Status Married
Wife Kyla Allison
Net Worth $ 16 million
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