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Tampa Bay Lightning Recall Forward Cory Conacher from Syracuse Crunch

December 3, 2019 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Syracuse Crunch News Release

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forward Cory Conacher from the Syracuse Crunch, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today. The Lightning have also reassigned defenseman Oleg Sosunov from the Orlando Solar Bears to the Crunch.

Conacher, 29, has skated in three games with the Lightning this season, posting one assist and two penalty minutes. He's appeared in 192 career NHL games, registering 28 goals and 75 points to go along with 116 penalty minutes. The 5-foot-8, 185-pound forward has also appeared in 18 games with the Crunch in 2019-20, recording six goals and 13 points to go along with 19 penalty minutes. The Burlington, Ontario native ranks fourth on Syracuse for both goals and points.

Sosunov, 21, has played in two games with the Crunch and six contests with the Solar Bears this season. He appeared in 20 games with the Crunch last season recording one goal. He also registered a goal and four assists in 17 games with the Solar Bears.

Sosunov was selected by the Lightning in the sixth round, 178th overall, at the 2016 NHL Draft.

Single game tickets and packages for the 2019-20 season are on sale now and can be purchased in person at the Crunch office located inside the War Memorial Arena at 800 S. State St. in Syracuse, by calling the office at 315-473-4444 or online through Ticketmaster. For the latest Crunch news, visit or follow the club on Facebook (, Twitter (@SyracuseCrunch) and Instagram (@syracusecrunch) using #SyrCrunch.

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