Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Monday:

National Hockey League

NHL-Suspended Montreal F Georges Laraque for five games for an incident that took place during a Nov. 21 game against Detroit.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS-Reassigned LW Bryan Bickell to Rockford (AHL).

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Placed F Derek Dorsett on injured reserve, retroactive to Nov. 19.

MINNESOTA WILD-Traded LW Benoit Pouliot to Montreal for LW Guillaume Latendresse.

MONTREAL CANADIENS-Recalled F Sergei Kostitsyn from Hamilton (AHL).

PHOENIX COYOTES-Fired San Antonio (AHL) coach Greg Ireland. Named Ray Edwards interim coach.

SAN JOSE SHARKS-Reassigned F Benn Ferriero, F Ryan Vesce and F Logan Couture to Worcester (AHL).

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TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Reassigned D Mike Lundin to Norfolk (AHL).

American Hockey League

ADIRONDACK PHANTOMS-Announced C Jared Ross and LW Andreas have been recalled by Philadelphia (NHL).

HAMILTON BULLDOGS-Signed F Grant Stevenson for the remainder of the season. Signed F Mathieu Curadeau.

MANITOBA MOOSE-Assigned C Derek LeBlanc to Rapid City (CHL).

PROVIDENCE BRUINS-Released F Brett Clouthier and F Jon Rheault.

SPRINGFIELD FALCONS-Recalled G Andrew Perugini from Stockton (ECHL).


KALAMAZOO WINGS-Announced F Mathieu Curadeau has been returned by Worcester (AHL) and loaned him to Hamilton (AHL).

READING ROYALS-Released F Kyle Laughlin.