The Tampa Bay Lightning’s road to the Stanley Cup just got a little tougher, as Tampa Tribune Lightning beat writer Erik Erlendsson reports that right wing Ryan Callahan had an emergency appendectomy tonight:
It's official: Lightning legend Martin St. Louis has been traded to the Rangers for Ryan Callahan, and first- and second-round draft picks (with some contingent minor changes). A bizarre captain-for-captain deal, and one pretty much engineered by St. Louis himself.
This hurts to watch. In a 5-3 win over Boston last night, the kind of win that Rangers fans have dreamed of, the kind that eliminated Toronto from playoff contention and made it that much harder for Carolina to worm its way in, there was so much good. The Rangers scored five unanswered goals. It seems unlikely Jan…
Last night, Ryan Callahan and Sidney Crosby were jostling for position. Crosby appeared to kick Callahan's skate out from under him. That's called a slew foot, and it's illegal. Callahan was called for interference.