The Tampa Bay Lightning recalled forward Michael Bournival from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League, which was announced by vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman.
Bournival, 5-11, 198 pounds, skated in 17 games with Syracuse this season, registering five goals and 11 points, including one shorthanded goal. He ranked tied for fifth on the Crunch for points and was tied for fourth for goals and assists. Bournival has played in 89 career NHL games, all with the Montreal Canadiens during the 2013-14 and 2014-15 seasons. He has recorded 10 career goals and 19 points.
A native of Shawinigan, Quebec, the former third round NHL draft pick was signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent on July 1, 2016.