Lightning Strikes (Cristodero)
The Lightning has recalled forward Vladislav Namestnikov from AHL-Syracuse, the team announced Wednesday evening.
The 22-year-old has appeared in 26 NHL games this season, recording three goals and four assists. He last played with the Lightning on Feb. 12.
The Lightning was down to 12 forwards after trading Brett Connolly to Boston for two draft picks on Monday. In 34 games with the Crunch this season, Namestnikov has 14 goals and 21 assists.