Lightning assign RW J.T. Wyman to Syracuse of the AHL
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have assigned right wing J.T. Wyman to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. He cleared waivers at noon on Saturday.
A native of Edina, Minnesota, Wyman appeared in 40 games with the Lightning in 2011-12, recording two goals and 11 points with a plus-1 rating. He scored his first NHL goal and added an assist on December 29 against the Montreal Canadiens. He also played in 29 games with the Norfolk Admirals of the AHL last season, notching six goals and 12 points.
Wyman was signed by the Lightning as a free agent on July 1, 2011. He was originally drafted by Montreal in the fourth round, 100th overall, of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.