Movements in the world of hockey Friday:
National Hockey League
NHL-Suspended Dallas C Sean Avery for six games for making crude comments regarding his ex-girlfriends dating other hockey players. Avery has served two games of the suspension.
CAROLINA HURRICANES-Recalled D Casey Borer and D Tim Conboy from Albany (AHL). Assigned F Pat Dwyer and D Josef Melichar to Albany.
COLORADO AVALANCHE-Recalled F Chris Stewart from Lake Erie (AHL).
COLUMBUS CRUNCH-Recalled D Clay Wilson from Syracuse (AHL).
DALLAS STARS-Recalled C Tom Wandell from Timra IK (Swedish Elite).
NEW JERSEY DEVILS-Placed F Barry Tallackson on waivers.
PITTSBURGH PENGUINS-Placed F Tyler Kennedy (knee) on injury reserve.
American Hockey League
AHL-Suspended Springfield C Gilbert Brule for four games as a result of his actions in a Dec. 3 game at Lowell.
ALBANY RIVER RATS-Signed LW Patrick Bordeleau.
PROVIDENCE BRUINS-Announced LW Ned Lukacevic has been reassigned from Reading (ECHL).
Central Hockey League
AMARILLO GORILLAS-Placed D Matt Frick on waivers.
CORPUS CHRISTI ICE RAYS-Signed F Brett Connolly and F Patrick Steinmayr. Placed F John McNabb on team suspension.
ODESSA JACKALOPES-Signed G Dan McWhinney.
READING ROYALS-Named Larry Courville assistant coach. Acquired F David Nimmo from Florida for future considerations.