Read: Ryan Callahan Won’t Change Anything He Does

In December of 2010, Ryan Callahan broke his left hand blocking a shot and in April 2011 he fractured his ankle blocking a Zdeno Chara slap shot.

In 2011-12 Callahan had 271 hits and 88 blocked shots.

Following his injury last week against the Flyers, Callahan told the team’s website that nothing about how he plays the game will change,”It happens. It’s a freak thing. You gotta get caught in the exact spot to have this happen. Fighting, or whatever it may be, is part of the game and if it presents itself you have to do it.

On Callahan in general, Derek Stepan told ESPN NY, “it’s going to take six, seven, eight guys to fill the role that Cally does.”

Read more about the impact Callahan has, HERE and HERE.


Callahan took the ice for the first time yesterday since injuring his shoulder and made it known that once he is cleared to play, he won’t change “I’m able to shoot, do some strength stuff. Once you are 100% you are 100%. When that day comes I will be playing the same way that I was before.”

He added that playing tentative could lead to further injuries.





7 comments
rstysanchz
rstysanchz

i feel like this is the deepest this team has been in like 4 or 5 years...unfortunately are biggest question mark like usual is qb if geno can improve we can definitely go from a 4 win team to a 10 win team 

Daniel Diffin
Daniel Diffin

Good stuff. These are guys who definitely have potential. I was surprised by Owusu's career game against Miami last year. If he can return kicks like that, he will stick with the team. Then it's up to him to prove he deserves time on the field at WR. I thought the Stacey trade was brilliant. Yes, they've already got Ivory, Powell, and Ridley. But Ivory gets hurt--a lot. And Ridley is coming off a major injury.  Powell is a nice complementary back and jack of all trades, but he has not shown that he can be the primary back. If Ivory and Ridley stay healthy, I'm not sure Stacey will play much--but he obviously has some talent. 


As for Saxton--yes, he's a UDFA, but so was Antonio Gates. If he can play, he'll get a chance. Remember that coach Bowles was an UDFA safety--he knows the drill. Same goes for Rontez Miles--we've been hearing about him for a while now. If he's ever going to step up and demand more playing time, the time is now. 

jsadolph
jsadolph

I would be suprized to see Stacy have more carries than Ivory by the end of the year, but I am intrigued by him.  To me 10-15 carries per game is about his limit(barring injuries of course). 

funkymonk
funkymonk

@jsadolph I agree, if Ivory stays healthy he'll have the most carries. But there's a good chance he gets dinged up and Stacy takes over 1st/2nd down duties for a couple of games, in which case I could see it happening.

Bubby Brister
Bubby Brister

The [Training Camp] woods are lovely, dark and deep, But I have promises to keep, And [Rontez has] miles to go before I sleep, And [Rontez has] miles to go before I sleep.


-Robert "Don't call me Scott"  Frost

Disgruntled Jets Fan
Disgruntled Jets Fan

Do we really have to keep an eye on Tez? Will he at least promise to keep his helmet on?