Hockey transactions


ATLANTA THRASHERS-Traded D Vitaly Vishnevski to Nashville for C Eric Belanger.

CALGARY FLAMES-Traded D Andrew Ference and F Chuck Kobasew to Boston Bruins for D Brad Stuart and F Wayne Primeau.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Activated G Pascal Leclaire from injured reserve. Assigned G Ty Conklin and F Zenon Konopka to Syracuse of the AHL. Recalled Konpoka from Syracuse.

FLORIDA PANTHERS-Recalled C Drew Larman from Rochester of the AHL.

MONTREAL CANADIENS-Placed D Craig Rivet on injured reserve, retroactive to Feb. 6. Activated F Steve Begin from injured reserve.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS-Assigned D Mark Fraser to Lowell of the AHL.

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LOWELL LOCK MONSTERS-Recalled D Olivier Magnan from ECHL Trenton Titans.

MANITOBA MOOSE-Recalled F Alexandre Bolduc from Bakersfield of the ECHL and F Matt Craig from Utah of the ECHL.


COLUMBIA INFERNO-Activated D Tyson Marsh from injured reserve. Placed D Jeff Winchester on injured reserve.

DAYTON BOMBERS-Traded D Sheldon Wing to Reading Royals.

JOHNSTOWN CHIEFS-Activated F Gus Katsuras off injured reserve.

PENSACOLA ICE PILOTS-Suspended F Travis Lisabeth and D Tyler Kindle.

STOCKTON THUNDER-Add G Devan Dybnyk assigned by AHL’s Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.