Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Friday:

National Hockey League

NHL-Suspended Montreal F Maxim Lapierre for four games for a late hit on San Jose F Scott Nichol during a March 4 game.

MONTREAL CANADIENS-Recalled F Ben Maxwell from Hamilton (AHL). American Hockey League

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MANITOBA MOOSE-Signed F Andy Brandt.

PROVIDENCE BRUINS-Announced G Dany Sabourin and F Brad Marchand have been recalled by Boston (NHL). Announced G Matt Dalton has been assigned to the team by Boston.

TORONTO MARLIES-Recalled F Greg Scott, F Alex Berry and D Joey Ryan from Reading (ECHL).