Movements in the world of hockey Thursday:
National Hockey League
ANAHEIM DUCKS-Announced a multi-year affiliation agreement with Syracuse (AHL) beginning next season.
BOSTON BRUINS-Recalled F Trent Whitfield from Providence (AHL).
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Signed a one-year affiliation agreement with Springfield (AHL).
MINNESOTA WILD-Recalled C Cody Almond from Houston (AHL).
American Hockey League
AHL-Suspended Hamilton C Ryan White one game for an instigator penalty within the final five minutes of the third period of Wednesday's game at Manitoba; and Syracuse LW Jon Mirasty two games and Syracuse C Tom Sestito for accumulating their fourth and third game-misconduct penalties of the season respectively, during Wednesday's game at Bridgeport.
BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS-Recalled F Jean Bourbeau from Odessa (CHL).
FORDHAM-Named Tom Pecora men's basketball coach.
KENT STATE-named Joel Nielsen athletic director.
MISSISSIPPI-Suspended WR Patrick Patterson for the remainder of spring football practice for breaking team rules.
SAN FRANCISCO-Fired women's basketball coach Tanya Haave.