The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forward Remi Elie from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League to the taxi squad, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced Thursday.
Elie, 6-foot-1, 218 pounds, made his Bolts debut on December 30 at Florida, recording two shots on goal in 10:57 of ice time. He has played in 13 games with Syracuse this season, recording five goals and nine points. Elie ranks tied for fourth on the Crunch for goals. Elie, 26, has skated in 107 career NHL games with the Lightning, Dallas Stars and Buffalo Sabres, accumulating seven goals and 22 points. He has also appeared in 221 career AHL games, recording 47 goals and 101 points.
The Lightning acquired Elie via free agency on July 28, 2021.