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Tampa Bay Lightning recall defenseman Andrej Sustr from Syracuse Crunch

The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled defenseman Andrej Sustr from the Syracuse Crunch Tuesday, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced.

Sustr, 6-foot-7, 217 pounds, has skated in eight games with the Lightning this season, scoring one goal with a plus-1 rating. He has played in 331 career NHL games with the Lightning and Anaheim Ducks, registering 11 goals and 64 points. Sustr has played in 12 games with the Crunch this season, recording two goals and seven points with a plus-8 rating. He has registered five goals and 17 points in 71 career AHL contests.

The Plzen, Czech Republic native was signed by the Bolts as a free agent on July 28, 2021 after spending the past two seasons with Kunlun Red Star of the KHL.