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Lightning re-assign Cory Conacher to Syracuse

The forward has skated in eight games with the Bolts this season, posting a goal and two points

by Press Release /

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

Conacher, 5-foot-8, 180 pounds, was recalled to Tampa Bay on February 22 and logged 8:04 in ice time on February 23 against Calgary. He has played in eight games with the Lightning this season, recording a goal and two points. Conacher has skated in 149 career NHL games with the Lightning, Ottawa Senators, Buffalo Sabres and New York Islanders, amassing 20 goals and 60 points.

The Burlington, Ontario native has played in 42 games with Syracuse this season, recording 12 goals and 44 points, including four power play goals. Conacher leads the Crunch for points and assists. He has appeared in 208 career AHL games, notching 79 goals and 197 points. 

Conacher was signed by the Lightning as a free agent on July 13, 2016.  

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