Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Tuesday:

National Hockey League

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Placed F Fredrik Modin on injured reserve, retroactive to Feb. 14.

DALLAS STARS-Placed C Brad Richards on injured reserve. Recalled RW Chris Conner from Peoria (AHL).

MONTREAL CANADIENS-Assigned D Ryan O’Byrne and F Sergei Kostitsyn to Hamilton (AHL). Recalled F Greg Stewart from Hamilton.

PHOENIX COYOTES-Reassigned D David Schlemko to San Antonio (AHL).

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Recalled D Ty Wishart from Norfolk (AHL).

WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Assigned D Karl Alzner and F Jay Beagle to Hershey (AHL).

American Hockey League

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SYRACUSE CRUNCH-Released G John Murray.

TORONTO MARLIES-Announced G James Reimer has been reassigned from Reading (ECHL).

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

QMJHL-Suspended Shawinigan LW Ashton Bernard for four games for his actions in a game Feb. 13 against Lewiston.

Central Hockey League

ARIZONA SUNDOGS-Announced F Adam Perry was assigned to the team by San Antonino (AHL). Waived F Andre Selander. ECHL

READING ROYALS-Signed G Rob Lemelin.

Eastern Professional Hockey League

BROOKLYN ACES-Activated F Tony Resendes from team suspension. Waived F Sean Walsh and F Derek Kern.