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Lightning reassign forward Cory Conacher to Syracuse Crunch

The Ontario native skated in three games with the Lightning this season.
Credit: AP Photo/Chris O'Meara
FILE: Tampa Bay Lightning center Cory Conacher (89) before an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres Friday, April 6, 2018, in Tampa, Fla.

TAMPA, Fla. — Tampa Bay Lightning forward Cory Conacher is headed north.

On Black Friday, the team's Vice President and General Manager Julien BriseBois announced Conacher had been reassigned to the Syracuse Crunch -- the Lightning's American Hockey League affiliate.

The 29-year-old has skated in three games with the Lightning this season for one assist and two penalty minutes. 

The 5-foot-8 Burlington, Ontario, native ranks fourth on Syracuse for both goals and points.

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