Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Tuesday:

National Hockey League

BOARD OF GOVERNORS-Approved the sale of the Montreal Canadiens to a group headed by the Molson brothers.

NHL-Suspended Washington F Alex Ovechkin two games for extended his knee while delivering a hit to Carolina D Tim Gleason during Monday’s game.

BOSTON BRUINS-Signed F Marc Savard to a seven-year contract extension.

CAROLINA HURRICANES-Placed D Joe Corvo on injured reserve. Assigned F Patrick Dwyer to Albany (AHL).

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COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Added D Mathieu Roy to the roster on emergency recall from Syracuse (AHL).

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

NEW YORK RANGERS-Assigned D Bobby Sanguinetti to Hartford (AHL).

ST. LOUIS BLUES-Assigned D Jonas Junland to Peoria (AHL).

SAN JOSE SHARKS-Claimed D Jay Leach off waivers from the Montreal Canadiens.