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LIGHTNING RECALL PIERRE-CEDRIC LABRIE, MIKKELSON

Wednesday, 02.27.2013 / 3:51 PM / Features
By Peter Pupello  - Lightning Beat Reporter

TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forward Pierre-Cedric Labrie and defenseman Brendan Mikkelson from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League after a conditioning assignment, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today.

Mikkelson, 25, appeared in seven games with the Crunch during the conditioning stint, recording one assist and a plus-four rating. Syracuse won all seven games while Mikkelson was in the line-up. The Regina, Saskatchewan native has played in two games with the Lightning so far this season, registering an assist and a plus-two rating.

Labrie, 26, skated in seven games with Syracuse during the conditioning stint, notching three goals and two assists to go along with plus-five rating. He has played in a total of 39 games this season with the Crunch, tallying 11 goals and 18 points with 83 penalty minutes. The Baie-Comeau, Quebec native has skated in three games this season with the Lightning, recording five penalty minutes.