kids encyclopedia robot

Ryan Callahan facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Ryan Callahan
Ryan Callahan 2 2014-03-22.jpg
Callahan with the Tampa Bay Lightning in March 2014
Born March 21, 1985 (1985-03-21) (age 36)
Rochester, New York, U.S.
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 186 lb (84 kg; 13 st 4 lb)
Position Right wing
Shot Right
NHL team
Former teams
Ottawa Senators
New York Rangers
Tampa Bay Lightning
National team Flag of the United States.svg United States
NHL Draft 127th overall, 2004
New York Rangers
Playing career 2006–2019

Ryan G. Callahan (born March 21, 1985) is an American professional ice hockey right winger currently under contract to the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey League (NHL). He previously played for the New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning. He served as captain of the Rangers from 2011 until he was traded to the Lightning in 2014. Additionally, he has represented the United States in Olympic and international play.


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.

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.

Images for kids

kids search engine
Ryan Callahan Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.