TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned forward Joel Vermin to the Syracuse Crunch today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced.
Vermin, 23, has played in six games with the Lightning this season, recording one assist. He made his NHL debut on November 19 and recorded his first point on November 21 at the Anaheim Ducks. Vermin recorded a season-high for ice time on November 21 against the Ducks with 12:22. He has skated in 29 games with the Crunch this season, notching six goals and 17 points.
A native of Frauenkappelen, Switzerland, Vermin was selected by the Lightning in the seventh round, 186th overall, of the 2013 NHL Draft.