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Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey:

National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS-Assigned LW Drew Miller to Portland (AHL).

ATLANTA THRASHERS-Recalled D Joel Kwiatkowski from Chicago (AHL).

COLORADO AVALANCHE-Placed F Paul Stastny on injured reserve. Recalled F David Jones from Lake Erie (AHL).

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Activated LW Fredrik Modin and D Ole-Kristian Tollefsen from injured reserve. Assigned D Duvie Westcott to Syracuse (AHL).

PHOENIX COYOTES-Assigned D Matt Jones to San Antonio (AHL). Recalled RW Bill Thomas from San Antonio.

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SAN JOSE SHARKS-Placed C Curtis Brown on injured reserve. Recalled LW Tomas Plihal from Worcester (AHL).

American Hockey League

MANITOBA MOOSE-Assigned F Chris Blight to Reading (ECHL).

TORONTO MARLIES-Loaned D Patrick Wellar to Columbia (ECHL).

WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON PENGUINS-Announced Pittsburgh (NHL) assigned D Ryan Lannon to the team and recalled F Tim Brent, F Jonathan Filewich and F Chris Minard.