Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey:

National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS-Recalled D Brett Festerling from Iowa (AHL). Assigned G David LeNeveu to Iowa.

COLORADO AVALANCHE-Placed D Adam Foote on injured reserve. Recalled D Aaron MacKenzie from Lake Erie (AHL).

DALLAS STARS-Acquired D Andrew Hutchinson from Tampa Bay for the rights to RW Lauri Tukonen.

LOS ANGELES KINGS-Assigned F Brian Boyle to Manchester (AHL).

OTTAWA SENATORS-Assigned D Brian Lee, F Cody Bass and F Zack Smith to Binghamton (AHL).

PHOENIX COYOTES-Assigned C Garth Murray to San Antonio (AHL).

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS-Reassigned F Janne Pesonen to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Assigned D Matt Smaby to Norfolk (AHL). Reassigned G Riku Helenius from Norfolk to Augusta (ECHL).

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS-Named Brian Burke general manager and signed him to a six-year contract.

VANCOUVER CANUCKS-Recalled F Jason Jaffray from Manitoba (AHL). Reassigned F Alexandre Bolduc to Manitoba.

American Hockey League

NORFOLK ADMIRALS-Recalled G Riku Helenius from Augusta (ECHL).

PHILADELPHIA PHANTOMS-Assigned F Tyler Donati to Elmira (ECHL). Recalled G Michael Teslak from Elmira.

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ROCHESTER AMERICANS-Recalled F Kevin Baker from Florida (ECHL).

SPRINGFIELD FALCONS-Recalled D Cleve Kinley from Stockton (ECHL).

SYRACUSE CRUNCH-Recalled D Kyle Wharton from Johnstown (ECHL).


ALASKA ACES-Announced D T.J. Fast was assigned by St. Louis (NHL).

AUGUSTA LYNX-Signed D Jamie Dowhayko. Suspended F Bryan Esner.


DAYTON BOMBERS-Released G Tyler Mittlestead. Signed G Ian Eicholtz.

ELMIRA JACKALS-Signed F Chris Holmes and G Miroslav Recicar. Recalled G Miroslav Recicar and F Chris Holmes from Brooklyn (EPHL).

JOHNSTOWN CHIEFS-Acquired F Andy Contois from Mississippi. Announced D Mike Knight was returned by Lake Erie (AHL).

READING ROYALS-Released F Chris Bala. Signed F Phil Gianfresco.

STOCKTON THUNDER-Acquired D Dan McGoff from Trenton.

WHEELING NAILERS-Signed G Billy Higgins. Released G Adam Dekker.

Eastern Professional Hockey League

BROOKLYN ACES-Signed F Nate Bostic and G Eric Galliond.

HUDSON VALLEY BEARS-Signed G Peter Maro, D Chris Clark, F Eddie Marker and F Bill Blaszcyk. Waived D Dwight Edlund and F Chris Varmon.