Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Tuesday:

National Hockey League

NHL-Fined Phoenix coach Wayne Gretzky US$10,000 as a result of D Nick Boynton’s instigator penalty in the final five minutes of a Nov. 12 game against San Jose. Boynton received an automatic one-game suspension for his actions. Fined the New York Rangers $25,000, the Toronto Maple Leafs $10,000, New York F Sean Avery $2,500 and Toronto F Darcy Tucker $1,000 for their actions in the pre-game warm-up on Nov. 10.

BOSTON BRUINS-Assigned D Matt Hunwick to Providence (AHL).

COLUBUS BLUE JACKETS-Loaned D Nikko Maenpaa to HPK (Finnish Elite).

DALLAS STARS-Fired Doug Armstrong, general manager. Named Brett Hull and Les Jackson interim co-general managers.

EDMONTON OILERS-Recalled G Jeff Drouin-Deslauriers from Springfield (AHL).

FLORIDA PANTHERS-Claimed C Garth Murray off re-entry waivers from Montreal.

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS-Recalled D Kristopher Letang from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL). Assigned F Tyler Kennedy, D Alain Nasreddine and G John Curry to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

American Hockey League

CHICAGO WOLVES-Announced D Chad Denny has been assigned to Gwinnett (ECHL).

HARTFORD WOLF PACK-Recalled F Mark Lee from Charlotte (ECHL). Announced F Greg Moore has been reassigned to the team by the New York Ranagers.

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NORFOLK ADMIRALS-Announced F Mathieu Darche, F Craig MacDonald and D Matt Smaby have been assigned to the team by Tampa Bay (NHL).

SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE-Announced C Tyler Redenbach has been assigned to the team by Phoenix (NHL).


WORCESTER SHARKS-Promoted Michael Myers to director of youth hockey and community relations.


ECHL-Suspended Stockton F Jesse Bennefield three games for his actions in a Nov. 7 game at Phoenix.

Ontario Hockey League

OSHAWA GENERALS-Acquired F Patrick Asselin from Sarnia for a fifth-round pick in 2008 and a second-round pick in 2009.

PLYMOUTH WHALERS-Traded G Michal Neuvirth, D Tom Kane and a fourth-round pick in 2009 to Windsor for D Michal Jordan, G Matt Hackett, a second-round pick in 2008 and a third-round pick in 2009.


National Lacrosse League

CALGARY ROUGHNECKS-Signed F Lewis Ratcliff, T Devan Wray and F Kelly Hall to one-year contracts.

SAN JOSE STEALTH-Signed F Peter Veltman and A Sean Morris to one-year contracts.

TORONTO ROCK-Signed D Cam Woods to a three-year contract. Re-signed G Bob Watson and F Aaron Wilson to two-year contracts and F Blaine Manning and F Josh Sanderson to one-year contracts.