Thread: Player Discussion: Ryan Callahan
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05-11-2013, 01:58 PM
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Originally Posted by Cake or Death View Post
You're overlooking that he gets a ton of special teams minutes. Led NYR forwards with 2:30 a game on the PK this season and also got over 3:00 a game on the PP. You may not love him getting that much PP time, but he did score 25% of the teams' PP goals this season. And calling him a 3rd line RW is idiotic. The average 3rd line RW the last full 82 game season scored 20.2 points. Callahan scores more goals than that.
He only scores more goals than that because of his ice time. He is a good PKer, but he wouldn't be top unit PP on teams with competent powerplay.

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