Taylor's Comments: "Joe has the potential to
be one of the top ECAC rear guards this
year...He possesses tremendous hockey
strength and will be a significant physical
force for us this year...He also has terrific
offensive instincts and a high skill level for
such a big man...when we pair him with
Dwyer, we have arguably one of the ECAC's
top defensive tandems..."Of Note: 70th pick
in the 2002 NHL Draft (3rd Round) by Phoenix... 2002-2003: Has not missed
a game in his first two seasons... recorded at least one point in four straight
games - at Vermont (11/23; 0-1-1), at Princeton (11/26; 0-2-2), vs. Princeton
(11/30; 0-1-1) and vs. Brown (12/6; 0-1-1)...scored first goal of the year in
defeat of Vermont (1/31) at Ingalls...netted a goal and added two assists vs.
Clarkson (2/8)...2001-2002: Played in every game as a freshman...First
collegiate goal came against Vermont at the New Haven
Coliseum...Notched one goal and an assist in the Jan. 20 win at Ohio
State...Scored the second goal in the home defeat of Harvard...Before Yale:
Captained Boston College High School coached by Joe McCabe... Led his
squad to the finals of the Massachusetts State High School Tournament...
Scored five goals and 15 assists for a 20-point season his senior year...
Earned All-State honors, and was a member of the Hockey Night in Boston
All-Scholastic Championship Team....Also played for the Boston Bulldogs,
coached by Mike Addessa...Personal: Joseph Michael Callahan, born
December 20, 1982, is the son of Stephen and Audrey Callahan...Member of
Davenport College...He is a political science major.