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Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Thursday:

National Hockey League

ATLANTA THRASHERS-Signed F Spencer Machacek.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS-Assigned D Niklas Hjalmarsson to Rockford (AHL).

LOS ANGELES KINGS-Recalled G Daniel Taylor from Manchester (AHL).

American Hockey League

AHL-Suspended Lake Erie D Dale Purinton for three games for his actions in a game on March 26.

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CHICAGO WOLVES-Recalled C Matt Anderson from Gwinnett (ECHL). Signed D Jared Nightingale.

MANITOBA MOOSE-Released F Mark Derlago.

SPRINGFIELD FALCONS-Recalled G Glenn Fisher from Stockton (ECHL).