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Tampa Bay Lightning reassign forward Remi Ellie to Syracuse Crunch

The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned forward Remi Elie to the Syracuse Crunch, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced Tuesday. The Lightning have also reassigned forward Odeen Tufto from the Crunch to the Orlando Solar Bears of the ECHL.

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 fifth 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.