Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Tuesday:

National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS-Traded D Nick Boynton to Chicago for future considerations.

ATLANTA THRASHERS-Signed D Chris Chelios and assigned to Chicago (AHL).

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS-Acquired D Nick Boynton from Anaheim for future considerations and assigned him to Rockford (AHL). Activated C John Madden from injured reserve.

EDMONTON OILERS-Acquired F Matt Marquardt from Boston for D Cody Wild.

MINNESOTA WILD-Signed D Marek Zidlicky to a three-year contract extension and Clayton Stoner to a two-year contract extension.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS-Activated RW David Clarkson off of the injured reserve list.

OTTAWA SENATORS-Acquired D Andy Sutton from the New York Islanders for a 2010 second-round draft pick.

PHOENIX COYOTES-Re-assigned D David Schlemko to San Antonio (AHL). Re-assigned C Justin Bernhardt to Las Vegas (ECHL).

SAN JOSE SHARKS-Placed D Marc-Edouard Vlasic on injured reserve. Recalled F Dwight Helminen, F Jamie McGinn and D Jason Demers from Worcester (AHL).

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TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Recalled RW Brandon Bochenski from Norfolk (AHL). American Hockey League

AHL-Suspended Albany C Mike Angelidis and LW Brad Herauf and Portland D Matt Generous and C Travis Turnbull two games each as a result of their altercations at the conclusion of the Feb. 28 game between the teams.

BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS-Traded D Brett Westgarth to Worcester Sharks for future considerations.

HARTFORD WOLF PACK-Announced F Devin DiDiomete has been assigned to Charlotte (ECHL). Released F Kenny Roche.

SYRACUSE CRUNCH-Traded C Mike Radja to Bridgeport for future considerations.


ECHL-Named Joe Babik director of communications.

READING ROYALS-Announced G Matt Dalton has been assigned to the team by Boston (NHL). Released G Jeff MacDougald.