Movements in the world of hockey Wednesday:
National Hockey League
NHL-Suspended Ottawa F Jarkko Ruutu for two games, without pay, for his actions in a game on Jan. 6.
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Recalled C Nikita Filatov from Syracuse (AHL).
OTTAWA SENATORS-Recalled D Matt Carkner from Binghamton (AHL).
PHOENIX COYOTES-Recalled C Garth Murray from San Antonio (AHL).
Eastern Professional Hockey League
JERSEY ROCKHOPPERS-Released D John Fieweger.
Ontario Hockey League
BELLEVILLE BULLS-Acquired F Luke Pither from Guelph for a second-round pick in 2010.
BRAMPTON BATTALION-Traded F Mike Hasson, a third-round pick in 2009 and a fifth-round pick in 2011 to Niagara for F Andrew Merrett, D Josh Day and a seventh-round pick in 2009.
PLYMOUTH WHALERS-Traded G Jeremy Smith and F Patrick Lee to Niagara for second-and eighth-round picks in 2010 and a fourth-round pick in 2011.
WINDSOR SPITFIRES-Acquired F Ben Shutron, F Scott Timmons and G Josh Unice from Kitchener for G Brandon Maxwell, F Jacob Lalonde, a third-round pick in 2009, a second-round pick in 2010 and a second-round pick in 2011.
Quebec Major Junior Hockey League
BAIE-COMEAU DRAKKAR-Traded G Marco Cousineau to Drummondville for G Nathan Dunnett, a seventh-round pick in 2009 and a third-round pick in 2010. Traded D Maxime Ouimet to Rimouski for G Francois Lacerte, a fourth-round pick in 2009 and second-and third-round picks in 2010. Acquired F Jordan Bernier and D Charles Vouligny from Acadie-Bathurst for a fifth-round pick in 2009.
MONCTON WILDCATS-Traded F Tyler Noseworthy to Victoriaville for a sixth-round pick in 2010.
MONTREAL JUNIOR-Traded G Michael Kowalew to Val-d’Or for a tenth-round pick in 2009.
SAINT JOHN SEA DOGS-Traded F Keven Guerette-Charland to Val-d’Or for a third-round pick in 2009.