Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Thursday:


CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS-Signed senior vice president of business operations Jay Blunk to a contract extension.

OTTAWA SENATORS-Recalled G Mike Brodeur from Binghamton (AHL).

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Assigned RW Martins Karsums to HC MVD Balashikha (KHL). Recalled G Dustin Tokarski from Norfolk (AHL).

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American Hockey League

ALBANY RIVER RATS-Announced F Harrison Reed has been reassigned to the team from Florida (ECHL).


CHARLOTTE CHECKERS-Announced F Kenny Roche has been loaned to Providence (AHL).

READING ROYALS-Signed F Bryan Ewing. Announced F Stefano Giliati and D Joey Ryan have been recalled by Toronto (AHL).