So long Ryan Callahan, we hardly knew ye.
Maybe it’s for the best that the right wing was shipped to Hartford now that both Jason Ward and Martin Straka will be back in the lineup tonight. Given the pressure cooker that is likely to be Rangers-Islanders, the 21-year-old rookie might have been scrambling even more than he was the other night in Buffalo.
Speaking of which, believe it or not, but there is something resembling a genuine buzz in the hallways outside both the Rangers and Islanders locker rooms. Multiple TV crews. An abundance of reporters. If I didn’t know better, I’d actually think I was covering a major professional sport.
With that, a few quick pre-game hits:
OK, back with more later…