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Tampa Bay Lightning recall forward Daniel Walcott from Syracuse Crunch

The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forward Daniel Walcott from the Syracuse Crunch to the taxi squad, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced on Thursday.

Walcott, 6-foot-1, 175 pounds, made his NHL debut May 10, 2021 at Florida, recording one shot on goal in 10:03 of ice time. Walcott has skated in 19 games with Syracuse this season, recording two goals and five points. He ranks sixth on the crunch for penalty minutes (21). Walcott, 27, has skated in 268 career AHL games with the Crunch and Hartford Wolf Pack, notching 21 goals and 71 points.

Walcott was a fifth-round pick of the New York Rangers in the 2014 NHL Draft (140th overall) and was acquired by the Lightning from the Rangers on June 1, 2015 in exchange for a seventh-round selection in the 2015 NHL Draft.