Hockey transactions

National Hockey League

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS-Assigned D Cam Barker, D Dustin Byfuglien, RW Adam Burish and C Craig MacDonald to Norfolk of the AHL.

COLORADO AVALANCHE-Assigned D Kyle Cumiskey and C Ben Guite to Albany of the AHL.

DALLAS STARS-Assigned D Niklas Grossman, RW Krys Barch and C Joel Lundqvist to Iowa of the AHL.

EDMONTON OILERS-Assigned D Tom Gilbert to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the AHL and F Zack Stortini to Hamilton of the AHL.

LOS ANGELES KINGS-Traded G Ryan Munce to Tampa Bay for a 2008 fourth-round draft pick. Assigned RW Konstantin Pushkarev to Manchester of the AHL.

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MINNESOTA WILD-Assigned D Erik Reitz, D Shawn Belle and RW Joel Ward to Houston of the AHL.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS-Assigned D Andy Greene to Lowell of the AHL.

ST. LOUIS BLUES-Assigned F David Backes, F D.J. King and F Peter Sejna to Peoria of the AHL.

VANCOUVER CANUCKS-Assigned D Alexander Edler to Manitoba of the AHL.


VICTORIA SALMON KINGS-Added F Rich Meloche to the roster. Suspended D James DeMone.

Central Hockey League

ARIZONA SUNDOGS -Waived C Max Bull. Signed D Edwin Trebian.

AUSTIN ICE BATS-Traded RW Tim Earl to Wichita for future considerations.