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Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Tuesday:

National Hockey League

NHL-Suspended Henry Samueli, Anaheim Ducks owner, indefinitely from any involvement with the team and the NHL after pleading guilty to one count of making a false statement to the Securities and Exchange Commission.

BOSTON BRUINS-Signed D Mark Stuart to a multiyear contract extension. Traded C Matt Hendricks to Colorado for D Johnny Boychuk.

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CAROLINA HURRICANES-Re-signed F Tuomo Ruutu to a one-year contract.

COLORADO AVALANCHE-Signed F Scott Parker to a one-year contract and F Marty Sertich to a multiyear contract.

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS-Acquired D Janne Niskala from Nashville for F Triston Grant and a 2009 seventh-round draft pick.

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Named Barry Melrose coach.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS-Waived F Kyle Wellwood and G Andrew Raycroft.

Eastern Professional Hockey League

JERSEY ROCKHOPPERS-Named Brian Gratz coach.