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Hockey transactions

Tuesday, 03.03.2009 / 1:08 AM / News

The Canadian Press

Movements in the world of hockey Monday:

National Hockey League

NHL-Suspended Dallas F Steve Ott one game for gouging Anaheim F Travis Moen in the eye during a Feb. 28 game. Suspension was served on March 1.

ATLANTA THRASHERS-Traded D Niclas Havelid to New Jersey for D Anssi Salmela. Recalled D Grant Lewis from Chicago (AHL).

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Placed LW Jason Chimera on injured reserve, retroactive to Feb. 24.

DALLAS STARS-Reassigned F Raymond Sawada to Manitoba (AHL).

DETROIT RED WINGS-Recalled F Aaron Downey and D Jonathan Ericsson from Grand Rapids (AHL). Assigned F Darren Helm and F Ville Leino to Grand Rapids.

LOS ANGELES KINGS-Recalled F Oscar Moller from Manchester (AHL).

MONTREAL CANADIENS-Signed F Andrew Conboy to a three-year contract. Recalled D Ryan O'Byrne from Hamilton (AHL).

NEW YORK RANGERS-Assigned F Mark Bell to Hartford (AHL).

PHOENIX COYOTES-Recalled C Kyle Turris from San Antonio (AHL).

WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Assigned F Jay Beagle to Hershey (AHL).

American Hockey League

MANITOBA MOOSE-Traded D Matt Stephenson to Providence for future considerations. Reassigned F Dan Gendur to Victoria (ECHL).

ECHL

ELMIRA JACKALS-Announced D Brandon Roach was loaned to Quad City (AHL).

Central Hockey League

ROCKY MOUNTAIN RAGE-Signed D Clay Plume.

Quote of the Day

Now we have an 'X' next to our name, which is nice. Now we have to keep trying to climb and catch these guys.

— Lightning goalie Ben Bishop on clinching a Stanley Cup Playoff berth and trailing the Canadiens by one point for the division lead
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