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Lightning Assign 18 Players to Syracuse of the AHL

Friday, 09.14.2012 / 12:18 PM / News
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Lightning Assign 18 Players to Syracuse of the AHL
The Tampa Bay Lightning have assigned 18 players to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today

TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have assigned 18 players to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. That group includes 10 forwards, five defensemen and three goaltenders.

The players assigned to Syracuse include reigning AHL MVP and Rookie of the Year, Cory Conacher, as well as AHL Defenseman of the Year Mark Barberio. Other notables include forwards J.T. Brown and Brett Connolly, both of whom played in Tampa Bay last season.

Below is a full list of players who have been assigned to Syracuse:

Forwards (10)

Name                          HT   WT     DOB    Born                             Acquired                    2011-12 Club
BROWN, J.T. 5-10 170 7/2/90 Burnsville, Minn. FA (3/28/12) Tampa Bay (NHL)
Minnesota-Duluth (WCHA)
CONACHER, Cory 5-8 180 12/14/89 Burlington, Ontario FA (3/1/12) Norfolk (AHL)
CONNOLLY, Brett 6-2 181 5/2/92 Prince George, BC '10 Draft (1st Rd) Tampa Bay (NHL)
GAUTHIER, Danick 6-1 208 10/24/91 Repentigny, Quebec FA (3/2/12) Saint John (QMJHL)
HUTCHINGS, Alex 5-10 178 11/7/90 Burlington, Ontario '09 Draft (4th Rd) Norfolk (AHL)
Florida (ECHL)
JOHNSON, Tyler 5-9 175 7/29/90 Spokane, Washington FA (3/7/11) Norfolk (AHL)
KILLORN, Alexander 6-2 205 9/14/89 Halifax, Nova Scotia '07 Draft (3rd Rd) Harvard (ECAC)
Norfolk (AHL)
NAMESTNIKOV, Vladislav 6-0 179 11/22/92 Voskresensk, Russia '11 Draft (1st Rd) London (OHL)
PALAT, Ondrej 6-0 180 3/28/91 Frydek-Mistek, Czech Rep. '11 Draft (7th Rd) Norfolk (AHL)
PANIK, Richard 6-2 215 2/7/91 Martin, Slovakia '09 Draft (2nd Rd) Norfolk (AHL)

Defenseman (5)

Name                                      HT       WT       DOB       Born                                Acquired                         2011-12 Club
BARBERIO, Mark 6-1 200 3/23/90 Montreal, Quebec '08 Draft (6th Rd) Norfolk (AHL)
GUDAS, Radko 6-0 205 6/5/90 Kladno, Czech Republic '10 Draft (3rd Rd) Norfolk (AHL)
KOROBOV, Dmitry 6-3 230 3/12/89 Novopolotsk, Belarus FA (8/2/12) Minsk (KHL)
LANDRY, Charles 6-1 187 6/3/91 Napierville, Quebec FA (9/15/10) Florida (ECHL)
Norfolk (AHL)
MILAN, Dan 6-2 200 4/14/92 Detroit, Michigan FA (9/23/11) Moncton (QMJHL)
Victoriaville (QMJHL)

Goaltenders (3)

Name                                   HT   WT     DOB         Born                                      Acquired                           2011-12 Club
HELENIUS, Riku 6-3 211 3/1/88 Palkane, Finland '06 Draft (1st Rd) JYP (SM-liiga)
NAGLE, Pat 6-1 179 9/21/87 Bloomfield, Michigan FA (3/22/11) Florida (ECHL)
TOKARSKI, Dustin 5-11 198 9/16/89 Humboldt, Saskatchewan '08 Draft (5th Rd) Norfolk (AHL)