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Ryan Callahan | Winger | #24

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Age / DOB:  (31) / 3/21/1985
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 186
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 4 (127) / NYR
Contract: view contract details

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Ryan Callahan (flu) is on the ice for the Lightning's pregame warmup.
Callahan was too sick to play in Game 2, but it appears he will be fine for Wednesday's contest. Look for him to play on the third line. May 18 - 7:46 PM

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Ryan Callahan will be back from the flu on Wednesday in Game 3.

"He actually had a really good line for me, he was so pissed," said coach Jon Cooper. "He said 'Yeah last year, I played a game three days after getting my appendix out and this year I can't even fight through the damn flu.' I said that must have been a bad flu bug. He looked awful, felt awful, but has gamed it out to be back." Callahan missed Game 2 on Monday due to the illness. He has three points in 11 playoff contests.
May 18 - 2:54 PM

Ryan Callahan appears to be ready to return from the flu on Wednesday night.

He was on the ice for Tampa Bay's optional morning skate and it looks like he is able to play after sitting out Game 2 because of an illness.
May 18 - 10:46 AM

Coach Jon Cooper didn't have an update on Ryan Callahan's status Tuesday.

Cooper was asked if the flu bug had spread around room and he said, "I hope not." Callahan was not able to play in Game 2 versus Pittsburgh on Monday because of the illness, but the Tampa Bay bench boss is hoping that he will return on Wednesday night.
May 17 - 3:24 PM

Ryan Callahan (flu) could be back for Game 3 on Wednesday, according to coach Jon Cooper.

Cooper hopes to see Callahan back after he missed Monday's 3-2 overtime loss to Pittsburgh. The veteran forward had the flu "really bad" so he wasn't able to play.
May 17 - 8:38 AM

Ryan Callahan will miss Game 2 with the flu.

Callahan was a late scratch in the lineup. He will be replaced by Jonathan Marchesault who will see fourth line duty with Slater Koekkoek and Vladislav Namestnikov.
May 16 - 8:15 PM

Ryan Callahan will not face a hearing for supplemental discipline following his hit from behind on Pittsburgh's Kris Letang.

The incident occurred on Friday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Final. Callahan was assessed a five-minute major for boarding, but he wasn't ejected from the game. Letang managed to return to the contest.
May 14 - 10:50 AM

Ryan Callahan scored his first goal of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs and added an assist on Tuesday night in a 5-4 overtime win over the New York Islanders.

He had a late power-play goal in the first period to tie the game at 1-1. Callahan has posted three points in eight postseason contests, while contributing plenty of hits and blocks. He co-led the team with six hits in Game 3.
May 4 - 10:05 AM

Ryan Callahan hasn't been contributing much offense in the postseason, but he is making the little plays that don't go unnoticed by his teammates.

"In the postseason, little plays just seem to stand out more — blocked shots or taking a hit or giving a hit," Callahan said. "It just seems a lot of guys raise their game, and what they do well goes up another notch in the playoffs. That's what I do well. That's what I try to bring to the team. So, I try to do it as best as I can in the playoffs." Callahan leads the team with 24 hits and ranks second among forwards with 12 blocked shots, while posting one assist in seven matches.
May 3 - 10:15 AM

Ryan Callahan picked up his first point against Detroit in Game 5 on Thursday night.

He earned the lone assist on Alex Killorn's late game winner when he tossed the puck out front with only 103 seconds remaining in regulation. Callahan did a great job on the penalty kill in the series and he helped the Lightning kill off a two-man advantage in Game 5.
Apr 22 - 8:39 AM

Ryan Callahan is good to play in Game 2 on Friday.

That's not surprising, but it's worthy of putting out there after he stayed off the ice Thursday for maintenance purposes. He had no points and a minus-one rating in 14:31 minutes of ice time in Game 1.
Apr 15 - 11:33 AM

Ryan Callahan didn't skate on Thursday.

He received some "body maintenance" instead. Callahan logged 14:31 of ice time in Game 1 against Detroit on Wednesday night in his return from a lower-body injury. We expect him to play in the second game of the series on Friday, but we will let you know if that changes.
Apr 14 - 12:54 PM

Ryan Callahan (lower body) is in the Lightning's lineup for Game 1.

Callahan missed Tampa Bay's last three regular season games. He had 10 goals and 18 assists in 73 contests in 2015-16.
Apr 13 - 7:08 PM

Ryan Callahan (lower body) skated on Monday at practice.

He looks like he could be ready to go in Game 1 against Detroit on Wednesday night. Callahan said he was feeling good after the session. He missed the last three games of the regular season.
Apr 11 - 5:37 PM

Ryan Callahan (lower body) didn't skate on Thursday.

"This is a game-by-game, but not skating [Thursday], so I'd be hard pressed to say he's going to play in Montreal," coach Jon Cooper said. "So we are looking at Game 1 for when we will hopefully see Cally." He has missed the last two games with a lower-body injury.
Apr 8 - 9:14 AM

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C1Steven Stamkos
2Tyler Johnson
3Valtteri Filppula
4Brian Boyle
LW1Ondrej Palat
2Alex Killorn
3Vladislav Namestnikov
4Jonathan Drouin
5Jonathan Marchessault
6Cedric Paquette
RW1Nikita Kucherov
2Ryan Callahan
3J.T. Brown
4Erik Condra
5Michael Blunden
6Joel Vermin
D1Victor Hedman
2Anton Stralman
3Jason Garrison
4Braydon Coburn
5Matt Carle
6Nikita Nesterov
7Andrej Sustr
8Matt Taormina
9Slater Koekkoek
10Mattias Ohlund
G1Ben Bishop
2Andrei Vasilevskiy
3Kristers Gudlevskis