Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Wednesday:

National Hockey League

NHL-Suspended Ottawa F Jarkko Ruutu for two games, without pay, for an elbowing incident in a game against Montreal on Nov. 11.

ANAHEIM DUCKS-Named Bob Murray general manager and executive vice president and Brian Burke special consultant to chief executive officer Michael Schulman.

ATLANTA THRASHERS-Recalled G Ondrej Pavelec from Chicago (AHL).

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Activated G Pascal Leclaire from injured reserve.

OTTAWA SENATORS-Recalled RW Ryan Shannon from Binghamton (AHL).

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VANCOUVER CANUCKS-Assigned F Michel Ouellet to Manitoba (AHL).

American Hockey League

ALBANY RIVER RATS-Announced Carolina (NHL) returned C Dwight Helminen to the team. Recalled D Jonathan Paiement from loan to Florida (ECHL).

GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS-Recalled D P.J. Atherton from Las Vegas (ECHL).

NORFOLK ADMIRALS-Loaned F Brent Henley to Augusta (ECHL).

QUAD CITY FLAMES-Signed D Brad Brown.

SPRINGFIELD FALCONS-Assigned F Stephane Goulet and F Bryan Lerg to Stockton (ECHL).


ECHL-Fined Phoenix LW James McEwan for his actions in a game on Nov. 8.