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Hockey transactions

Wednesday, 12.31.2008 / 12:36 AM / News

The Canadian Press

Movements in the world of hockey Tuesday:

National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS-Signed LW Matt McCue to a three-year contract.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS-Activated TW Adam Burish from injured reserve. Placed D Brent Sopel on injured reserve.

COLORADO AVALANCHE-Recalled C Chris Durno from Lake Erie (AHL).

DALLAS STARS-Placed LW Fabian Brunnstrom and C Joel Lundqvist on injured reserve.

LOS ANGELES KINGS-Assigned F Trevor Lewis to Manchester (AHL).

NEW YORK RANGERS-Assigned F Tomas Zaborsky from Charlotte (ECHL) to Hartford (AHL).

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS-Assigned F Paul Bissonnette to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Signed G Dustin Tokarski to a three-year contract.

VANCOUVER CANUCKS-Traded seventh-round pick in 2009 draft to Los Angeles in exchange for G Jason Labarbera.

American Hockey League

AHL-Suspended Manitoba D Zack FitzGerald three games after being assessed a game misconduct for physical abuse of an official during a Dec. 28 game against Toronto.

HARTFORD WOLF PACK-Returned C Chris Murray to Charlotte (ECHL).

MANITOBA MOOSE-Announced Dallas (NHL) assigned D Trevor Ludwig to Idaho (ECHL).

NORFOLK ADMIRALS-Announced Tampa Bay (NHL) assigned F Chris Lawrence and D Scott Jackson to the team from Mississippi (ECHL). Recalled F Mathieu Curadeau from Fort Wayne (IHL).

ECHL

LAS VEGAS WRANGLERS-Loaned D Jeff May to Providence (AHL) and LW Tim Spencer to Manitoba (AHL).

READING ROYALS-Announced Toronto (NHL) signed F Kyle Hagel and assigned G James Reimer from Toronto (AHL) to the team. Released F Phil Gianfrancesco.

VICTORIA SALMON KINGS-Announced F Dan Gendur has been recalled by Manitoba (AHL).

Central Hockey League

AMARILLO GORILLAS-Announced F Luke Lynes was recalled by Springfield (AHL).

CORPUS CHRISTI ICE RAYS-Announced D John Adams was recalled by Houston (AHL).

LAREDO BUCKS-Announced F Darryl Smith was recalled by Houston (AHL).

ODESSA JACKALOPES-Signed F Kenny Bernard. Waived D Robby Spalding.

Quote of the Day

He's able to play now, we just want to see other guys. We know what he can do.

— Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper on not rushing Steven Stamkos onto the ice