Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Friday:

National Hockey League

NHL-Suspended Colorado F Cody McCormick for two games for a high sticking incident in a March 12 game against Minnesota. Announced the retirement of referee Rob Shick.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS-Reassigned C Tim Brent to Rockford (AHL).

SAN JOSE SHARKS-Reassigned D Derek Joslin and G Thomas Greiss to Worcester (AHL).

OTTAWA SENATORS-Assigned C Peter Regin to Binghamton (AHL).

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS-Recalled G James Reimer from Reading (ECHL).

WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Assigned F Alexandre Giroux to Hershey (AHL).

American Hockey League

AHL-Suspended Syracuse LF Jon Mirasty for one game for his actions during a pregame warm-up on March 11.

SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE-Reassigned G Joel Gistedt to Arizona (CHL).

Central Hockey League

TEXAS BRAHMAS-Signed G Cody Daniel to a five-game contract.

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WICHITA THUNDER-Signed F Anthony Monte and D Cole Ruwe.


CHARLOTTE CHECKERS-Signed F Matt Schepke. Agreed to terms with G Parker Van Buskirk.

PHOENIX ROADRUNNERS-Acquired F Chase Trull from Mississippi for future considerations. Acquired F David Rutherford, F Peter-James Corsi and D Brian Deeth from Charlotte for D Steve Ward and future considerations. Acquired D Steve Ward from Reading to complete a previous trade.

READING ROYALS-Announced Worcester (AHL) returned D Tim Branham to the team. Sent the rights to D Steve Ward to Phoenix to complete an earlier trade.

Eastern Professional Hockey League

EPHL-Signed C Ron Duguay to a two-game contract.

HUDSON VALLEY BEARS-Signed D Dennis Locanture, F Nate Morrison and D Paul Marciniak.

JERSEY ROCKHOPPERS-Activated F Peter Ferraro from team suspension.