TAMPA, Florida (AP) - The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Ryan Callahan to a six-year contract.
The team announced the move on Wednesday.
Tampa Bay acquired Callahan from the New York Rangers March 5 along with a pair of draft picks for Martin St. Louis.
Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman says Callahan is a "fierce competitor and outstanding leader who fits very well with our team."
Callahan, who has played in 470 games with the Lightning and Rangers, has 138 goals and 127 assists.