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National Hockey League

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Suspended C Alexander Svitov for failing to report to training camp.

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS-Released D Adam Bourque-LeBlanc, D Tysen Dowzak, D Max Ouimet-Desjardins and F Patrick LeBeau.

SAN JOSE SHARKS-Released LW Jared Walker. Assigned G Tyson Sexsmith and G Timo Pielmeier to their junior teams.

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American Hockey League

GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS-Signed D Jon Insana.

WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON PENGUINS-Signed F Kevin Croxton.

Central Hockey League

YOUNGSTOWN STEELHOUNDS-Signed G Ben Gray.

ECHL

PHOENIX ROADRUNNERS-Named Jeff Lewis equipment manager.