Wyman assigned to Syracuse

The Tampa Bay Lightning have assigned right wing J.T. Wyman to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced.

Wyman cleared waivers at noon on Saturday.

A native of Edina, Minn., Wyman appeared in 40 games with the Lightning in 2011-12, recording two goals and 11 points with a plus-1 rating. He scored his first NHL goal and added an assist on Dec. 29 against the Montreal Canadiens.

Wyman also played 29 games with the Norfolk Admirals of the AHL last season, notching six goals and 12 points.

Wyman was signed by the Lightning as a free agent on July 1, 2011. He was originally drafted by Montreal in the fourth round, 100th overall, of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.