Rangers right wing Ryan Callahan and center Chris Drury today were selected for the U.S. Olympic Team, which begins play in Vancouver in mid-February. It will be Drury's third appearance (2002 and 2006) and Rangers alternate captain Callahan's first.

It has been a memorable few days for Drury, a Trumbull, Connecticut native, and wife Rory. Daughter Kelly was born late Tuesday night. She joins daughter Dylan and son Luke. "Everybody's healthy," the Rangers captain said today.

Callahan, 24, is in his fourth season with the Rangers. He scored 22 goals and 40 points last season and ranked fourth in the NHL with 265 hits. The Rochester native is 9-10-19 and has five goals and six assists in the last 13 games.

Drury, 33, has five goals and nine assist in 35 games. He missed five with a concussion sustained on Nov. 7 in Calgary. He is in his 11th NHL season.

Mike Komisarek, a native of West Islip and defenseman for the Toronto Maple Leafs, was also named to the roster. The full roster, includes:


Forwards (13)
David Backes
Dustin Brown
Ryan Callahan
Chris Drury
Patrick Kane
Ryan Kesler
Phil Kessel
Jamie Langenbrunner
Ryan Malone
Zach Parise
Joe Pavelski
Bobby Ryan
Paul Stastny

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Defensemen (7)
Erik Johnson
Jack Johnson
Mike Komisarek
Paul Martin
Brooks Orpik
Brian Rafalski
Ryan Suter

Goaltenders (3)
Ryan Miller
Jonathan Quick
Tim Thomas