Movements in the world of hockey Wednesday:
National Hockey League
BOSTON BRUINS-Acquired D Shane Hnidy and a sixth-round pick in the 2008 draft from Anaheim for F Brandon Bochenski.
CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS-Assigned LW Sergei Samsonov to Rockford (AHL).
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Activated C Manny Malhotra from injured reserve.
American Hockey League
ALBANY RIVER RATS-Announced Carolina (NHL) recalled D Casey Borer.
BINGHAMTON SENATORS-Assigned RW Jim McKenzie to Elmira (ECHL).
HAMILTON BULLDOGS-Signed D Conrad Martin.
CHARLOTTE CHECKERS-Traded G Curtis Darling to Wheeling for future considerations. Announced Providence (AHL) returned D Kenny Smith to the team.
ELMIRA JACKALS-Released G Maxime Joyal.
PHOENIX ROADRUNNERS-Traded D Brian Yandle to Augusta to complete an earlier trade.
READING ROYALS-Signed F Tom Boudreau and F Peter Ferraro. Released D Dan Hickman and F Chris Bala.
Central Hockey League
AMARILLO GORILLAS-Signed F Evan Affleck.
ARIZONA SUNDOGS-Acquired F Tyler Liebel from Wichita for F Chris Greene. Waived F Adam Edinger. Announced San Antonio (AHL) recalled F Oliver Latendresse and assigned F Tyler Redenbach to the team.
BOSSIER-SHREVEPORT MUDBUGS-Granted D Dale Lupul a leave of absence.
MISSISSIPPI RIVERKINGS-Waived G Adam Hanna. Signed D Peter Kennedy.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN RAGE-Waived G Guy St. Vincent.
International Hockey League
KALAMAZOO WINGS-Acquired G Jeff Reynaert from Bloomington for D Rod Aldoff.
Mid-Atlantic Hockey League
INDIANA ICE MINERS-Announced the team has been purchased by Robert Eger.