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National Hockey League

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS-Recalled D Dustin Byfuglien from Norfolk of the AHL.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Recalled F Joakim Lindstrom to Syracuse of the AHL. Returned Lindstrom to Syracuse.

NEW YORK RANGERS-Assigned F Brandon Dubinsky to Hartford of the AHL.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS-Signed D Reid Cashman to a one-year contract and assigned him to Toronto of the AHL.

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ECHL

PHOENIX ROADRUNNERS-Announced San Antonio of the AHL assigned D Alexancre Rouleau to the team. Released D Kyle Orr.

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National Lacrosse League

TORONTO ROCK-Traded F Rusty Kruger to Chicago for a conditional 2008 fourth-or fifth-round draft pick. Signed F Mike MacLeod.