Sunday, May 16, 2010

Rockets' Mitchell Callahan signs with Detroit Red Wings

Press Release

DETROIT -- The Red Wings announced today that the club has signed forward Mitchell Callahan to a three-year entry level contract. In accordance with team policy, additional terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Callahan, 18, was Detroit’s sixth round draft pick (180th overall) in the 2009 National Hockey League Entry Draft. The Whittier, California native spent the past two seasons playing with the Kelowna Rockets of the Western Hockey League. In 2009-10, he posted 47 points (20-27-47) in 72 games for the Rockets, while registering 165 penalty minutes.

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