2008-09: While Mitch Callahan put up 27 points as a member of the Kelowna Rockets, his most visible statistic is his 188 penalty minutes.
2009-10: In his second WHL season with Kelowna, Callahan upped his offensive totals with 20 goals, 27 assists for 47 points. The winger also added 165 PIMs. In 12 playoff games, Callahn scored 2 goals and 4 assists for 6 points.
2010-11: Callahan took on a more prominent role for the WHL’s Kelowna Rockets. He was able to put up 23 goals and 31 assists for 54 points in 62 games with the team. He also cut his penalty minutes in half, finishing the year with 87. Callahan had a productive playoff as well, scoring 5 goals and 4 assists for 9 points over 10 games.
2011-12: Callahan appeared in 48 of 76 games for AHL Grand Rapids in his first pro season. Used mostly in a lower line, forechecking role, he was third on the Griffins with 103 penalty minutes and finished minus-three with 3 goals and 9 assists. The Griffins finished fourth in the North Division; missing the playoffs.
Agitator/scrapper type player. At 5'11, he won't be a fighter in the NHL, but rather get under one's skin from the fourth line.
Callahan will look to bolster his game on both sides of the puck during his second AHL season. He has quickly become a fan favorite for his tenactiy and knack for scoring timely goals, but it is unlikely that his current skillset will win him an NHL job in the near future.