Conacher was returned to AHL Syracuse on Friday, Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times reports. Here's a guy who left the hockey landscape in Switzerland -- he had been playing for Bern SC -- in favor of a one-year, one-way contract with the Bolts last summer, only to get waived ahead of the season and ultimately become an organizational tweener. "I'd be lying if I said I wasn't a little frustrated," Conacher said in a recent report. Still, given that a handful of Tampa Bay forwards have been banged up over the course of the season, it may just be a matter of time before Conacher gets another call-up to the big stage.
Conacher was recalled from AHL Syracuse on Wednesday. The 27-year-old pivot ascends to the parent club in the wake of news that fellow forward Ryan Callahan will be out indefinitely following a hip procedure. You could try catching Lightning in a bottle by streaming Conacher as a punt play in daily leagues, but know that he's not going to get much ice time as a bottom-six skater.
Conacher was reassigned to the team's AHL Syracuse affiliate Sunday, Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times reports. Tampa Bay recalled the 27-year-old winger just Saturday as an apparent depth option, but he didn't draw into the lineup and has since been returned. This has been a common theme for the team's fringe players this season, so it shouldn't come as a shock to many that he's headed back. Even if he rejoins the Bolts again this season, it's unlikely Conacher will gain fantasy relevance in any but the deepest of leagues.
Conacher was recalled from AHL Syracuse on Saturday. The Bolts have made a habit of constantly juggling their fringe players about the organization's ranks, and Conacher is no exception. The 27-year-old has dialed in more points (42) than games played (41) this season, but there's a reason why he's only been sent to NHL ice for seven contests -- he's undersized at 5-foot-8 and 180 pounds, and has yet to prove that he can pin down a full-time role at hockey's highest level of competition.
Conacher was sent down to AHL Syracuse on Friday, Erik Erlendsson of Lightning Insider reports. The winger has bounced between the AHL and NHL throughout the year, but this doesn't seem like the sort of move that will keep him down for long. With the Lightning having a five day break, the team sent Conacher and two other players down to get a few more games under their belt. It's likely, but not guaranteed, that they'll come back up before Wednesday's game against Montreal.
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