Hockey transactions

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.

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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.