Callahan's agent says that he could remain in Tampa even after July 1 but they will get a good feel for interest on Wednesday when teams can start talking to pending free agents. (Tampa Bay Times)
6/21/14: 9:50AM Callahan's agent says that the two sides are trying to narrow the gap on a deal. (Craig Custance)
8:34AMTampa Bay GM Steve Yzerman says that he remains hopeful that he can sign Ryan Callahan to a contract extension before Callahan becomes a free agent on July 1. (Tampa Bay Times)
Yzerman says that he has had "really good discussions" with Callahan agent and wants to keep Callahan as part of the organization. (Tampa Bay Times)
If Callahan stays in Tampa Bay the Rangers get the Lightning's 2015 second round pick. Tampa Bay would then receive the Rangers seventh round pick in 2015.
Craig Custance expects the Sabres to go after Callahan and that he would fit perfectly in Buffalo as a veteran leader on a young team. He says that Buffalo has the cap space to pay him more than any other team but Callahan will have to decide if he wants to be part of a rebuild or sign with a team that may be closer to winning. (ESPN Insider)
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