SUNRISE, Fla. – Florida Panthers General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the club has recalled D Joe Callahan from the Rochester Americans (AHL).
Callahan, 28, has appeared in two games with Florida this season, averaging 14:25 minutes per game. For his career in the National Hockey League, he has played in 21 games with Florida (2010-11), San Jose (2009-10) and NY Islanders (2008-09) registering three assists and four PIM.
The Brockton, Mass., native has played in 41 games with Rochester this season scoring three goals with eight assists and 12 PIM. Callahan was drafted by Phoenix in the third round (70th overall) in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.
The Panthers (21-20-4) complete a six-game home stand tomorrow night when they take on their intrastate rivals the Tampa Bay Lightning. The game can he seen live on Fox Sports Florida and heard on Sports Radio 560 WQAM at 7:30 p.m.
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