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Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Wednesday:

National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS-Acquired C Nick Bonino, G Timo Pielmeier and a conditional 2009 fourth-round draft pick from San Jose for D Kent Huskins and LW Travis Moen. Traded C Samuel Pahlsson, D Logan Stephenson and a conditional 2009 fourth-round draft pick to Chcago for D James Wisniewski and C Petri Kontiola. Acquired C Erik Christensen from Atlanta for C Eric O'Dell.

BOSTON BRUINS-Traded F Petteri Nokelainen to Anaheim for D Steve Montador. Acquired F Mark Recchi and a 2010 second-round draft pick from Tampa Bay for F Martins Karsums and D Matt Lashoff.

BUFFALO SABRES-Signed C Tim Connolly to a two-year contract extension. Traded RW Ales Kotalik to Edmonton for Carolina's second-round draft pick.

CALGARY FLAMES-Reassigned F David Van der Gulik to Quad City (AHL).

CAROLINA HURRICANES-Traded RW Justin Williams to Los Angeles for C Patrick O'Sullivan and a 2009 second-round draft pick. Traded O'Sullivan and a 2009 second-round draft pick to Edmonton for LW Erik Cole and a 2009 fifth-round draft pick.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS-Recalled LW Pascal Pelletier and D Niklas Hjalmarsson from Rockford (AHL). Reassigned C Tim Brent to Rockford.

COLORADO AVALANCHE-Traded D Jordan Leopold to Calgary for D Lawrence Nycholat, D Ryan Wilson and a 2009 second-round draft pick.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Acquired G Kevin Lalande from Calgary for a 2009 fourth-round draft pick and assigned Lalande to Syracuse (AHL).

DALLAS STARS-Claimed C Brendan Morrison off waivers from Anaheim.

LOS ANGELES KINGS-Assigned D Tom Preissing to Manchester (AHL). Signed D Sean O'Donnell to a one-year contract extension and G Erik Ersberg to a two-year contract extension.

MONTREAL CANADIENS-Recalled G Marc Denis from Hamilton (AHL).

NASHVILLE PREDATORS-Sent F Cal O'Reilly and D Alexander Sulzer to Milwaukee (AHL).

NEW JERSEY DEVILS-Sent D Jay Leach to Lowell (AHL).

OTTAWA SENATORS-Re-signed D Filip Kuba to a three-year contract. Traded F Antoine Vermette to Columbus for G Pascal Leclaire and a 2009 second-round draft pick. Recalled C Peter Regin from Binghamton (AHL).

PHOENIX COYOTES-Acquired a 2010 fourth-round draft pick from Buffalo for G Mikael Tellqvist. Acquired C Matthew Lombardi, RW Brandon Prust and a 2009 or 2010 conditional first-round draft pick from Calgary for C Olli Jokinen and a 2009 third-round draft pick. Traded F Daniel Carcillo to Philadelphia for F Scottie Upshall and a 2011 second-round draft pick. Traded D Derek Morris to the N.Y. Rangers for D Dmitri Kalinin, F Petr Prucha and F Nigel Dawes. Recalled G Josh Tordjman from San Antonio (AHL).

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS-Acquired F Bill Guerin from the N.Y. Islanders for a conditional draft pick. Acquired D Andy Wozniewski from St. Louis for D Danny Richmond and assigned Wozniewski to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL). Claimed RW Craig Adams off waivers from Chicago. Assigned F Bill Thomas to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

ST. LOUIS BLUES-Recalled G Ben Bishop from Peoria (AHL). Assigned G Chris Holt to Peoria.

SAN JOSE SHARKS-Traded D Kyle McLaren to Philadelphia for a sixth-round draft pick. Reassigned LW Lukas Kaspar to Worcester (AHL).

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Acquired D Noah Welch and a 2009 third-round draft pick from Florida for D Steve Eminger.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS-Claimed G Martin Gerber off waivers from Ottawa and D Erik Reitz off waivers from the N.Y. Rangers. Traded D Richard Petiot to Tampa Bay for G Olaf Kolzig, D Jamie Heward, D Andy Rogers and a 2009 fourth-round draft pick. Traded C Nik Antropov to the N.Y. Rangers for a second-round draft pick and a conditional draft pick. Traded F Dominic Moore to Buffalo for a second-round draft pick.

WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Assigned D Staffan Kronwall and D Brian Pothier to Hershey (AHL).

American Hockey League

AHL-Suspended Worcester D Brad Staubitz for five games, Lowell D Mark Fraser for three games, Hamilton LW Ryan Flinn and Toronto C Andre Deveaux for two games, and Lowell LW Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond for one game for their actions in games.

CHICAGO WOLVES-Announced D Grant Lewis has been assigned to the team by Atlanta (NHL).

MANITOBA MOOSE-Recalled D Matt Stephenson from Idaho (ECHL) and traded him to Providence for future considerations.

MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS-Announced F Cal O'Reilly and D Alexander Sulzer have been assigned to the team by Nashville (AHL).

NORFOLK ADMIRALS-Signed F Paul McIlveen and D Wes Cunningham.

SYRACUSE CRUNCH-Announced Columbus (NHL) assigned D Jon Landry to Johnstown (ECHL).

WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON PENGUINS-Recalled F Bryan Ewing and D Reid Cashman from Wheeling (ECHL). Assigned F Luca Caputi and D Jon D'Avesa to Wheeling.

Eastern Professional Hockey League

BROOKLYN ACES-Announced D Dan Carney, F Mike Christensen and G Eddie Nevill were recalled to Elmira (ECHL).

HUDSON VALLEY BEARS-Announced D Nick Grove was recalled to Trenton (ECHL). Traded F Joe Pelle to Brooklyn to complete an earlier deal.

JERSEY ROCKHOPPERS-Activated F Justin Todd. Announced G Rob Lemelin was returned from Portland (AHL). Released G Dejan Perduloski. Suspended F Jordan Hellman.



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