Ryan Callahan Video: See the Rangers Winger Break His Leg Vs. Bruins

April 6th, 2011 by Sam Westmoreland Leave a reply »
There's a Ryan Callahan video that's making the rounds of the sports world today, after the New York Rangers right winger did something even goalies are nervous doing: He got in the way of a Zdeno Chara slapshot.

Chara, a defenseman for the Boston Bruins, has one of the most feared slapshots in the NHL—a howitzer shell that has broken its fair share of boards over the years. 

With 1:40 to play in the third period on Tuesday night and the Rangers clinging to a 4-3 lead, Chara wound up and fired a blast from the top left corner of the offensive zone. Callahan, who has 77 blocks on the year, moved between the puck and goalie Henrik Lundquist, and the puck glanced off his leg. 

Callahan collapsed in a heap on the ice, but eventually got up and finished his shift before leaving the ice. Once he left, the wing would not return and he is now sidelined with a broken leg. 

Yes, you read that right: Callahan's leg was broken by Chara's slapshot, but he still finished his shift. 

Fans and sportscasters love to talk about hockey players being tough and playing through injuries, but this is a bit ridiculous. C ...

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