Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Friday:

National Hockey League

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS-Signed D Ryan Stanton to a three-year contract.

CLEVELAND BROWNS-Signed TE Benjamin Watson. Released TE Steve Heiden. Signed LB Jason Trusnik.

LOS ANGELES KINGS-Activated RW Justin Williams from injured reserve.

MINNESOTA WILD-Recalled G Wade Dubielewicz from Houston (AHL).

MONTREAL CANADIENS-Assigned F Ben Maxwell to Hamilton (AHL).

NASHVILLE PREDATORS-Assigned D Alexander Sulzer to Milwaukee (AHL).

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American Hockey League

HARTFORD WOLF PACK-Loaned D David Urquhart to Charlotte (ECHL).

NORFOLK ADMIRALS-Signed G Zane Kalemba.

PEORIA RIVERMEN-Signed F Matt McIlvane.

PROVIDENCE BRUINS-Announced D Jeff Penner was assigned to the team by Boston (NHL).


CHARLOTTE CHECKERS-Acquired D Trevor Hendrikx and F Mike Bartlett from Johnstown for future considerations.

ELMIRA JACKALS-Acquired D Derick Martin from Alaska for LW Jarrett Konkle.