TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forward Alexander Volkov from the Syracuse Crunch, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.
Volkov, 22, has skated in four games with the Lightning this season, posting three shots on goal. The Moscow, Russia native made his NHL debut with the Bolts earlier this season on October 30 against the New Jersey Devils. Volkov has also appeared in 25 games with the Crunch in 2019-20, recording two goals and 15 points to go along with 14 penalty minutes. Over the past three seasons with Syracuse, Volkov has posted 48 goals and 108 points in 174 games.
The 6-foot-1, 191-pound forward was drafted by the Lightning in the second round, 48th overall, at the 2017 NHL Draft.