6 Recent Notable Contract Disputes in NY/NJ SportsStar athletes failing to reach contract agreements with professional sports teams is nothing new, especially among the teams in the New York City area.
Appendectomy Be Damned -- Callahan May Play When Lightning, Rangers Open East FinalsThough he skated Thursday and practiced without limitations Friday, Lightning forward Ryan Callahan is officially day-to-day for the opener of the Eastern Conference finals against the Rangers.
Top 10 Current NHL Players Who Were Born In New York Or New JerseyNew Jersey's own Johnny Gaudreau leads all NHL rookies in points, which is what inspired me to make this list. He's just the latest hotshot to come out of the region, and there are more coming.
3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York SportsTaking a look at who's hot and who's not on the NY/NJ sports landscape.
Lightning Top Martin St. Louis, Rangers 4-3Ryan Callahan scored twice against his former team for the second time in 10 days, and Tampa Bay beat former Lightning captain Martin St. Louis and the New York Rangers 4-3 on Wednesday night.
Hartnett: Vigneault Right To Be Furious After Callahan, Lightning Rout RangersRyan Callahan, Anton Stralman and Brian Boyle stormed into MSG to give Rangers fans a taste of what their team is missing: effort, execution and confidence.
Callahan Nets 2, Leads Lightning Over Rangers In Return To GardenRyan Callahan scored two goals in his first game against his former New York Rangers teammates, and the surging Tampa Bay Lightning rode another big offensive outburst to a 5-1 victory Monday night.
Paquette Scores Key Goal In Lightning Win Against IslandersCedric Paquette scored a tiebreaking goal late in the first period, and the Tampa Bay Lightning snapped the New York Islanders' five-game winning streak with a 5-2 victory on Saturday night.
Hartnett: Rangers Would Be Smart Not To Let Staal Contract Talks Drag OnAt some point, Marc Staal will put pen to paper on a lucrative, long-term contract. It just remains to be seen if the Rangers will be the ones to pony up the dough.
Ryan McDonagh Named 27th Captain In Rangers HistoryFellow defensemen Dan Girardi and Marc Staal, and forwards Derek Stepan and Martin St. Louis, were chosen as alternate captains.
Top 10 Active NHL Players From New York And New JerseyThe great states of N.Y. and N.J. aren't exactly known as a breeding ground for star hockey players, though there are quite a few people who'd say differently.
Ex-Rangers Captain Callahan Signs 6-Year Deal With LightningLightning general manager Steve Yzerman said Ryan Callahan is a "fierce competitor and outstanding leader who fits very well with our team."
Hartnett: Like Him Or Not, Sather Has Been A Shrewd GM For RangersThe "Fire Sather" chants that were once commonplace have gone all but silent in recent years. Perhaps, Rangers fans are finally realizing that his successes far outweigh his blunders.
Hartnett: Be Patient, Rangers Fans — The St. Louis Trade Will Pay OffAlain Vigneault has admitted that Martin St. Louis is pressing. Not to worry. Once St. Louis gets comfortable, he will ignite the Rangers' attack.
Callahan On WFAN: I Never Thought About Being Traded, Leaving The RangersSpeaking to WFAN's Mike Francesa on Wednesday, Ryan Callahan said the hang-up between his agents and Rangers general manager Glen Sather seemed to hinge on just a few million dollars.