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Ryan Callahan will return to the lineup against the Edmonton Oilers Saturday. Callahan missed two games after his back seized up in warmups prior to Tampa Bay’s game in Vancouver.
Ryan Callahan will look to get involved in the Lightning’s high scoring offense against Edmonton. Callahan has just one point in his last three games.
The Tampa Bay Lightning expected Ryan Callahan to suit up against the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday. However, Callahan appeared to be injured during warmups and did not play in the game. The Lightning stated that it was an "upper-body" injury.
Ryan Callahan's undisclosed upper-body injury has him listed as day-to-day. While the injury does not seem serous, Callahan's health should be monitored closely. Upon return, Ryan Callahan will remain a critical member of Tampa Bay's high-powered offense.
Ryan Callahan is less than three months removed from shoulder surgery at the end of May. He's spent the past 11 weeks rehabbing and returned to the ice on Wednesday. Callahan told reporters that he's not shooting yet, but was skating and stickhandling. He also added that he's still on track to be ready to play in November.
Callahan played in 67 games last year and had five goals and 13 assists for 18 points. Now 33 years old, Callahan is focused on returning to the ice healthy for the 2018-2019 season.
Callahan scores a third period goal that broke a 2-2 tie on the way to a 4-2 victory. He also continued adding to his PIM with two minor penalties.
He has been a low-end fantasy option but he is producing numbers that could help win you the PIM category in a weekly head-to-head matchup while still adding some offense occasionally.
Callahan produced an assist but the real highlight of his fantasy output was his 17 PIM, if your league counts them as a category.
He has been a low-end fantasy option but this was a performance that could win you the PIM category in a weekly head-to-head matchup.