Dolan: Callahan price too high for N.Y.

Updated: March 19, 2014, 12:16 AM ET
By Katie Strang | ESPNNewYork.com

New York Rangers team owner James Dolan shed more light into the historic deal that sent captain Ryan Callahan to Tampa Bay in exchange for Lightning captain Martin St. Louis on trade deadline day March 5.

Dolan, making a rare media appearance on ESPN Radio's "The Michael Kay Show" on Tuesday afternoon, said that Callahan's price tag ultimately became too prohibitive for the Rangers' long-term plans.

The club and its captain were locked in a protracted contract negotiation this season, ...

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