TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forward Cory Conacher from their American Hockey League affiliate, the Syracuse Crunch, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced Wednesday.
Conacher, 27, has skated in seven games with the Lightning this season, posting a goal and two points to go along with four penalty minutes. He has skated in 148 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 the Crunch this season, collecting 12 goals and 44 points, including four power play tallies. Conacher recorded a pair of goals in the Crunch's 3-2 loss at Toronto on Wednesday. He paces Syracuse for points and assists while ranking tied for fifth on the club for goals.
Conacher was signed as a free agent by the Lightning on July 13, 2016.