Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Monday:

American Hockey League

AHL-Suspended Albany LW Nicolas Blanchard for three games as a result of his actions in a Dec. 30 game vs. Adirondack.

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ALBANY RIVER RATS-Released F Matt Schepke who was returned to Charlotte (ECHL).

NORFOLK ADMIRALS-Released D Ethan Graham.

SYRACUSE CRUNCH-Announced C Derek MacKenzie has been recalled by Columbus (NHL).


IDAHO STEELHEADS-Waived F Patrick Asselin.