Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Mitch Callahan
Mitch Callahan was born on August 17, 1991 in Whittier, California. The 5’11 right winger was playing for the WHL’s Kelowna Rockets when he was drafted in the sixth round, 180th overall, by the Detroit Red Wings in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. Callahan would play three seasons with the Rockets, helping them win the Ed Chynoweth Cup as the WHL Champions in his rookie year of 2009. He would record 57 goals and 128 points in his three years in the WHL.

Upon signing his NHL entry level deal with the Detroit Red Wings, Callahan was assigned to play for the Red Wings’ AHL affiliate, the Grand Rapids Griffins. During the 2012-13 season, Callahan was an instrumental part of the Griffins winning the Calder Cup as he was tied for the team lead in points with five during the championship series.

On March 25, 2014, Callahan would make his NHL debut in a 4-2 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets.

During the 2017 AHL post-season, Callahan recorded 16 points in 19 games, helping the Griffins to the Calder Cup title.

On July 1, 2017 Callahan's time in the Red Wings organization would come to an end. He signed as an unrestricted free agent with the Edmonton Oilers.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
2007-08 Los Angeles Jr. Kings Minor-CA 52 32 37 69 62
2008-09 Kelowna Rockets WHL 70 14 13 27 188 +11 22 1 3 4 43
2008-09 Kelowna Rockets M-Cup 4 0 1 1 2
2009-10 Kelowna Rockets WHL 72 20 27 47 165 -1 12 2 4 6 10
2010-11 Kelowna Rockets WHL 62 23 31 54 87 +4 10 5 4 9 17
2010-11 United States WJC-A 6 1 0 1 2 -1
2011-12 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 48 6 3 9 103 -3
2012-13 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 71 11 9 20 93 -3 24 6 5 11 33
2013-14 Detroit Red Wings NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0
2013-14 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 70 26 18 44 51 +23 8 1 4 5 6
2014-15 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 48 16 22 38 24 +3
2015-16 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 62 19 13 32 94 +3 9 0 2 2 9
2016-17 Detroit Red Wings NHL 4 0 0 0 0 0
2016-17 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 66 16 27 43 57 +6 19 6 10 16 18
NHL Totals 5 0 0 0 0


Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, July 1, 2017.
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