Ryan Callahan Joins NHL Network On-Air Lineup as Studio Analyst
With one week to go until the start of the NHL® 2019-20 regular season, NHL Network™ today announced that MAXX Client, 13-year NHL veteran Ryan Callahan has joined its roster of on-air personalities as a studio analyst. Callahan, who spent the first eight seasons of his NHL career with the New York Rangers (2006-14) - where he served as captain from 2011-14 - before joining the Tampa Bay Lightning (2014-19), will appear across NHL Network's studio programming and make his debut on Wednesday, October 16 at 9:30 p.m. ET on NHL Tonight.
"I'm excited to join NHL Network, and look forward to providing my insight throughout the season" said Callahan. "This opportunity allows me to stay connected to the game and the great fans of the NHL as well."
Drafted in the fourth round by the Rangers in 2004, Callahan registered 186 goals and 200 assists in 757 regular season games, while collecting 20 goals and 19 assists in 121 Stanley Cup® Playoff games. A key contributor to the 2011-2012 Rangers, Callahan tallied six goals and four assists in 20 Stanley Cup® Playoff games before New York was defeated in the Eastern Conference Finals by the New Jersey Devils. Callahan competed in two Olympic Winter Games, winning a silver medal at the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver and participating in Sochi at the 2014 Winter Games. In 2016, Callahan formed the Ryan Callahan Foundation, which helps provide moments of family unity to children and families battling pediatric cancer.
NHL Network's lineup of regular season programming returns Oct. 2 with NHL Now™ at 4:00 p.m. ET. NHL Network's signature nightly show NHL Tonight™ returns at 6:00 p.m. ET. On The Fly™, NHL Network's nightly highlight show of record, will air live each night of the regular season.