Tampa Bay Lightning re-sign Cory Conacher to two-year deal

Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Cory Conacher (89) gets past Florida Panthers defenseman Mike Weaver (43). (Chris O'Meara/AP Photo)

The Tampa Bay Lightning have decided to re-sign Cory Conacher to a two-year contract that will pay him $650,000 a season at the NHL level.

The second year of Conacher’s deal includes a two-way clause.

The five-foot-eight, 180-pound forward from Burlington, Ont., played in 11 games with the Lightning this past season, posting four points (a goal, three assists). Originally an undrafted player out of Canisius College, he signed with the Lightning in 2012.

Conacher spent most of the season playing for the Syracuse Crunch of the AHL, recording 60 points (17 goals, 43 assists) through 56 games. He finished tied for the most points on the Crunch, and second in assists.

June 28, 2017

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Cory Conacher
Right Wing
AGE: 28
LENGTH:
2 Years
CONTRACT TYPE:
Re-signing
SALARY CAP HIT:
$650,000
TOTAL:
$1.3 million

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