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Tampa Bay Lightning's Ryan Callahan has surgery

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Tampa Bay Lightning's Ryan Callahan forces New York Rangers' Rick Nash into the boards in game 7 in the Eastern Conference Finals of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden in New York City on May 29, 2015. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
Tampa Bay Lightning's Ryan Callahan forces New York Rangers' Rick Nash into the boards in game 7 in the Eastern Conference Finals of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden in New York City on May 29, 2015. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo

Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Callahan had successful hip surgery Tuesday in New York.

The procedure to repair a labral tear in Callahan's right hip was performed by Dr. Bryan Kelly. Callahan won't be able to return to the ice for about five months, which means he won't compete fgr Team USA in the upcoming World Cup of Hockey.

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He appeared in 73 games for the Lightning in 2015-16, recording 10 goals and 28 points.

Callahan has registered 172 career goals and 347 points in 620 career games with the Lightning and New York Rangers.

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