Hockey transactions

Transactions from the world of hockey:

National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS-Added D Scott Niedermayer to the active roster. Re-assigned C Geoff Platt and D Bruno St. Jacques to Portland (AHL). Recalled RW Bobby Ryan from Portland.

BOSTON BRUINS-Activated G Tim Thomas from the injured list. Assigned G Tuuka Rask to Providence (AHL).

MONTREAL CANADIENS-Assigned G Jaroslav Halak to Hamilton (AHL).

NEW YORK RANGERS-Recalled F Nigel Dawes and F Greg Moore from Hartford (AHL). Assigned F Ryan Callahan to Hartford.

OTTAWA SENATORS-Recalled C Cody Bass from Binghamton (AHL).

WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Assigned RW Joe Motzko to Hershey (AHL).

American Hockey League

CHICAGO WOLVES-Announced Atlanta (NHL) assigned F Darren Haydar to the team.

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LAKE ERIE MONSTERS-Recalled G Andrew Penner from Johnstown (ECHL).

PEORIA RIVERMEN-Recalled F Josh Soares from Alaska (ECHL).

SYRACUSE CRUNCH-Returned G Curtis Darling to Charlotte (ECHL).


CHARLOTTE CHECKERS-Signed F Mike Bayrack. Released F Patrick Bordeleau and G John Leibensperger. Loaned D Kenny Smith to Providence (AHL).

ELMIRA JACKALS-Loaned C Scott May to Binghamton (AHL) and F Kevin Ulanski, F Brett Pilkington, F Pierre-Luc Faubert, F Bobby Robins, D Bryan Rodney, D Joe Grimaldi and D Chris Busby to Albany (AHL).

GWINNETT GLADIATORS-Claimed G Ray Jean off waivers from Wheeling. Signed F Josh Bennett and G Curtis Ryser. Loaned G Craig Kowalski to Syracuse (AHL).


READING ROYALS-Loaned D Kevin Schaeffer to Providence (AHL).