Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Wednesday:

National Hockey League

NHL-Suspended N.Y. Islanders F Chris Simon 30 games, without pay, for stepping on Pittsburgh RW Jarkko Ruutu during a game on Dec. 15. Suspended Carolina F Craig Adams, without pay, for a high-sticking event in a game on Dec. 18.

CALGARY FLAMES-Assigned D Adam Pardy to Quad City (AHL).

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Assigned C Derek MacKenzie to Syracuse (AHL).

DALLAS STARS-Recalled D Mark Fistric from Iowa (AHL).

NEW JERSEY DEVILS-Signed F Brad Snetsinger.

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS-Recalled F Jeff Taffe from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL). Assigned C Connor James to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Recalled G Karri Ramo and D Jay Leach from Norfolk (AHL). Assigned G Ryan Munce and D Andy Rogers to Norfolk from Mississippi (ECHL).

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American Hockey League

HARTFORD WOLF PACK-Announced the N.Y. Rangers have assigned G Matt Zaba to Charlotte (ECHL).

SPRINGFIELD FALCONS-Assigned F Jonas Almtorp to Stockton (ECHL). Loaned D Danny Syvret by Edmonton (NHL) to Team Canada.


ELMIRA JACKALS-Announced D Bryan Rodney has signed with Albany (AHL), F Jim McKenzie has been reassigned by Ottawa (NHL) to Binghamton (AHL) and Carolina (NHL) has reassigned D J.D. Forrest from Albany to Elmira.

Central Hockey League