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Lightning recall forward Cory Conacher from Syracuse

Forward has 13 points in 17 games for the Crunch this season

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forward Cory Conacher from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced.

Conacher, 5-foot-8, 180 pounds, has appeared in 17 games with the Crunch this season, recording six goals and 13 points, along with four power-play goals. He leads Syracuse for goals, points and power-play goals. Conacher has played in 239 career AHL games, notching 90 goals and 226 points, with a plus-21 rating. He has skated in 70 career Calder Cup Playoff games, including 22 last season, registering 12 goals and 28 points, helping the Crunch to the Calder Cup Finals.

 

The Burlington, Ontario native has played in 152 career NHL games with the Lightning, New York Islanders, Buffalo Sabres and Ottawa Senators, amassing 20 goals and 62 points. He played in 11 games with Tampa Bay in 2016-17 and scored one goal with three assists.

 

Conacher was undrafted out of Canisius College and was originally signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay on July 5, 2011. 

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