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Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Wednesday:

National Hockey League

NHL-Suspended Ottawa F Jarkko Ruutu for two games, without pay, for his actions in a game on Jan. 6.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Recalled C Nikita Filatov from Syracuse (AHL).

OTTAWA SENATORS-Recalled D Matt Carkner from Binghamton (AHL).

PHOENIX COYOTES-Recalled C Garth Murray from San Antonio (AHL).

Eastern Professional Hockey League

JERSEY ROCKHOPPERS-Released D John Fieweger.

Ontario Hockey League

BELLEVILLE BULLS-Acquired F Luke Pither from Guelph for a second-round pick in 2010.

BRAMPTON BATTALION-Traded F Mike Hasson, a third-round pick in 2009 and a fifth-round pick in 2011 to Niagara for F Andrew Merrett, D Josh Day and a seventh-round pick in 2009.

PLYMOUTH WHALERS-Traded G Jeremy Smith and F Patrick Lee to Niagara for second-and eighth-round picks in 2010 and a fourth-round pick in 2011.

WINDSOR SPITFIRES-Acquired F Ben Shutron, F Scott Timmons and G Josh Unice from Kitchener for G Brandon Maxwell, F Jacob Lalonde, a third-round pick in 2009, a second-round pick in 2010 and a second-round pick in 2011.

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

BAIE-COMEAU DRAKKAR-Traded G Marco Cousineau to Drummondville for G Nathan Dunnett, a seventh-round pick in 2009 and a third-round pick in 2010. Traded D Maxime Ouimet to Rimouski for G Francois Lacerte, a fourth-round pick in 2009 and second-and third-round picks in 2010. Acquired F Jordan Bernier and D Charles Vouligny from Acadie-Bathurst for a fifth-round pick in 2009.

MONCTON WILDCATS-Traded F Tyler Noseworthy to Victoriaville for a sixth-round pick in 2010.

MONTREAL JUNIOR-Traded G Michael Kowalew to Val-d'Or for a tenth-round pick in 2009.

SAINT JOHN SEA DOGS-Traded F Keven Guerette-Charland to Val-d'Or for a third-round pick in 2009.


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