The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned defenseman Matt Taormina to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced.
Taormina, 29, has skated in one game with the Lightning this season. The 5-foot-9, 192-pound defenseman has appeared in 57 career NHL games, registering four goals and 12 points. Taormina ranks sixth on the Crunch for points with 31. He leads all Syracuse defensemen for goals, and ranks second for assists and points.