Ryan Callahan


Ryan Callahan, a Rochester native, is a famous local sports hero, currently playing hockey for the [wikipedia]New York Rangers of the National Hockey League. This young hockey star (born in 1985) is continually recognized for excellence on the ice.

Callahan was selected for the American Hockey League all-star game and all-rookie team as a member of the Hartford Wolfpack in the 2006-07 season. Late in the 06-07 season, the Rangers called him up as a replacement for several injured players. Not only was Callahan a solid replacement player, he played well enough to secure a spot on the roster as the Rangers surged into the playoffs despite the returns of the veteran players he had been replacing. Callahan has shown poise and determination in playoff series against the Atlanta Thrashers and Buffalo Sabres.

Rangers scouts describe Callahan as

Look for this young star to continue to make Rochester proud as he looks to fill his trophy case with accolades and championships.

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