Cory Conacher is headed back to Tampa Bay.
The Syracuse Crunch forward was recalled to the Lightning on Tuesday for the second time this season. Conacher’s first trip lasted only a day, however, and he didn’t crack the Tampa Bay lineup.
Conacher, 29, has skated in 16 games with the Crunch this season, posting five goals and 12 points to go along with 17 penalty minutes. The Burlington, Ontario native ranks fourth on the team for assists (seven) and points. The 5-foot-8, 185-pound forward has appeared in 189 career NHL games over six seasons, collecting 28 goals and 74 points. Last season, Conacher skated in one game with the Bolts, registering two penalty minutes.