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Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Thursday:

National Hockey League

MONTREAL CANADIENS-Assigned F Benoit Pouliot to Hamilton (AHL).

NEW YORK RANGERS-Assigned D Matt Gilroy and G Chad Johnson to Hartford (AHL). Recalled G Matt Zaba from Hartford.

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Recalled C Blair Jones from Norfolk (AHL).

WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Assigned C Keith Aucoin and LW Alexandre Giroux to Hershey (AHL).

American Hockey League

PROVIDENCE BRUINS-Signed D Tom Galvin.

ECHL

ECHL-Suspended Toledo D Sebastien Piche for one game and fined him an undisclosed amount as a result of his actions in a Dec. 9 game against Wheeling.

CHARLOTTE CHECKERS-Announced D Mike Berube has been returned to the team by Hartford (AHL).

International Hockey League

FORT WAYNE KOMETS-Announced F Matt Syroczynski has been recalled by Norfolk (AHL).

Western Hockey League

REGINA PATS-Acquire F Cass Mappin, F Mikael Jung and D Mitch Spooner from Vancouver for G Derek Tendler and a first-round draft pick.

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