Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Monday:

National Hockey League

COLORADO AVALANCHE-Agreed to terms with F Peter Forsberg on a contract through the end of the season.

DALLAS STARS-Activated D Philippe Boucher from injured reserve.

DETROIT RED WINGS-Signed RW Darren McCarty to a one-year contract and assigned him to Grand Rapids (AHL).

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS-Assigned F Nathan Smith to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).

ST. LOUIS BLUES-Signed D Barret Jackman to a four-year contract extension. Recalled G Hannu Toivonen from Peoria (AHL). Assigned G Chris Beckford-Tseu to Peoria.

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TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Traded LW Vaclav Prospal to Philadelphia for D Alexandre Picard and a 2009 conditional draft pick. Re-signed D Dan Boyle to a six-year contract extension.

American Hockey League

AHL-Suspended Rockford F Kris Versteeg one game for his actions during a Feb. 24 game against Milwaukee.

PEORIA RIVERMEN-Announced St. Louis (NHL) recalled G Hannu Toivonen and assigned G Chris Beckford-Tseu to the team. Recalled G Marek Schwarz from Alaska (ECHL).


CHARLOTTE CHECKERS-Suspended F Dusty Jamieson.

PHOENIX ROADRUNNERS-Acquired F Nicolas Bachand from Johnstown for future considerations.