Custance: Challenges of a Callahan deal

Great read from ESPN.com's Craig Custance on the current challenges of a Ryan Callahan deal. Particularly interesting is why the 28-year-old captain may not be tripping over himself to volunteer for a hometown discount.

“You pay strangers and then ask family to take less. It’s not acceptable," one agent told Custance of the Rangers' previous history of paying free agents the big buck while taking a hard line with some of the organization's homegrown talent.

Read more here (Insider).