NEWS: Carl Hagelin and Ryan Callahan Both Underwent Shoulder Surgery

Ryan Callahan, Evgeni Nabokov, Mark Streit, Matt Martin

4:35PM: Katie Strang tweets that Hagelin and Callahan are likely to start training camp on the ice, but not taking contact.

3:15PM: The Rangers have announced that both Carl Hagelin and Ryan Callahan underwent surgery to repair torn labrums in their left shoulders.

The recovery time for Hagelin and Callahan is likely to be 4-5 months which will likely cause them to miss training camp and possibly the start of the season.

Callahan missed time earlier in the season with a left shoulder subluxation.

Marian Gaborik had surgery to repair a torn labrum last year. He had a 5-6 month recovery period.

In 2011, Brandon Prust had surgery to repair a labral tear in late April. He was held out of exhibition games until the end of September. He played in all 82 regular seaosn games that year.

Backhand Shelf has more on these types of injuries.

Rangers Press Release Below

New York, May 31, 2012 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that both Ryan Callahan and Carl Hagelin underwent surgery to repair a torn labrum in each of their left shoulders. The procedures were performed by Dr. Andrew Feldman earlier today at the NYU Langone Medical Center’s Hospital for Joint Diseases in Manhattan.

Callahan registered 16 goals and 15 assists for 31 points, along with 12 penalty minutes and a plus-nine rating in 45 games this season. He led the team in hits (154) and power play goals (six), ranked third in goals, and fourth in points. He also ranked 11th in the NHL in hits, tied for 19th in power play goals, and led all league forwards in blocked shots (66).

The Rangers’ Captain captured the Players’ Player Award for the third consecutive year, and the Steven McDonald Extra Effort Award for the fourth time (2008-09, 2009-10, 2011-12). He tied his career-high with a Rangers’ season-high, seven-game point streak to end the season (five goals, six assists over the span), and tallied 16 points (seven goals, nine assists) in the final 14 games. Callahan also reached several milestones this season, including his 200th career NHL point on January 29 vs. Philadelphia, 100th career NHL assist on April 1 vs. Winnipeg, and his 400th career NHL game on April 18 vs. Florida.

Hagelin registered 10 goals and 14 assists for 24 points, along with 18 penalty minutes and a plus-10 rating in 48 games this season. He was one of four Rangers to appear in all 48 games, and established career-highs in average time on ice (17:18) and shots on goal (132). Hagelin ranked sixth on the team in points and goals, third in shots, and tied for fifth in plus/minus rating.

The Rangers posted a record of 14-2-1 when he tallied a point, 8-1-1 when he registered a goal, and 5-0-1 when he registered two or more points. Hagelin posted a career-high, five-game point streak from February 10 vs. Tampa Bay to February 19 vs. Montreal (five goals, three assists over the span), including a career-high, four-game goal streak from February 10 to February 17 vs. Washington (five goals). In addition, Hagelin skated in his 100th career NHL game on April 3 vs. Pittsburgh, and notched his first career NHL playoff goal on May 2 at Washington.