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The line of Nash, Richards and Ryan Callahan has been getting a lot of chances.
They just haven't been scoring. Callahan put it well, telling Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News:
We're there. We're close. After every period, we've looked at each other and (said) we're right there almost getting one. It's just a matter of one going in the net for us, and then I think it's gonna open up. We're getting the opportunities, we're getting the chances. I've had a couple right on the doorstep. It's fun playing with those two guys. They see the ice so well. I'm just trying to get to the front of the net, get some pucks for them.
Callahan does have two points in the last five games, but it's hard to quantify how many goals he and his linemates should really have. Against the Boston Bruins this line was constantly in the offensive zone, but they had nothing to show for it.
Sometimes a line just gets bad puck luck, and that may be the case here. While the chances are there, they are not posting numbers befitting a first line.
Callahan is not doing terribly, nor is he doing great. It seems like he and his linemates are on the verge of breaking out. Until then, though, his stock has to be even.