On Monday, the Boston Bruins announced the signing of Providence College defenseman Michael Callahan to a two-year entry-level contract. The rights to Callahan were acquired from Arizona for a seventh-round pick on February 22nd.
The 22-year-old Callahan is a senior captain at Providence and is a native of Franklin, Massachusetts. The 6’2” 200, pounds left-shot defenseman has totaled 13 goals and 53 assists in 138 games in college. The former 5th round pick of the Coyotes in 2018 was a Hockey East All-Star in 2020.
The terms of the contract are two years at a cap hit of $883,750. Callahan will report to The Providence Bruins of the AHL this season and will be on an amateur tryout next season when his NHL contract begins.
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