Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Friday:

National Hockey League

BUFFALO SABRES-Activated C Jochen Hecht from injured reserve. Waived C Matt Ellis.

CAROLINA HURRICANES-Placed C Brandon Sutter on injured reserve. Recalled F Michael Ryan from Albany (AHL).

COLORADO AVALANCHE-Recalled F David Jones from Lake Erie (AHL).

DALLAS STARS-Activated D Sergei Zubov from injured reserve.

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS-Assigned F Boyd Kane and F Nate Raduns to Philadelphia (AHL). Traded D Steve Eminger, RW Steve Downie and Tampa Bay’s 2009 fourth-round draft pick to Tampa Bay for D Matt Carle and San Jose’s 2009 third-round draft pick.

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SAN JOSE SHARKS-Assigned LW Jamie McGinn to Worcester (AHL). Recalled G Thomas Greiss and LW Brad Staubitz from Worcester.

American Hockey League

PROVIDENCE BRUINS-Announced Boston (NHL) assigned LW Ned Lukacevic to Reading (ECHL).


ECHL-Suspended Alaska LW Robin Richards six games and fined him for his actions in a game against Idaho on Nov. 6.

CHARLOTTE CHECKERS-Acquired F Joe Zappala from Reading for future considerations.

PHOENIX ROADRUNNERS-Loaned LW Gerald Coleman to Worcester (AHL).