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Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Thursday:

National Hockey League

BOSTON BRUINS-Signed F Yannick Riendeau to an three-year contract.

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

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

NASHVILLE PREDATORS-Recalled F Jed Ortmeyer from Milwaukee (AHL).

SAN JOSE SHARKS-Assigned C Tom Cavanagh to Worcester (AHL).

WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Signed D Joe Finley to a two-year contract.

American Hockey League

PROVIDENCE BRUINS-Signed D David Kolomatis.

SPRINGFIELD FALCONS-Signed D Dinos Stamoulis.

SYRACUSE CRUNCH-Signed D Kevin Schmidt.

WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON PENGUINS-Signed C Joe Vitale.

ECHL

LAS VEGAS WRANGLERS-Announced Manitoba (AHL) returned D Chris St. Croix. LOanded F Justin Taylor to Chicago (AHL). Signed F Kevin DeVergillo and F Garret Regan.

PHOENIX ROADRUNNERS-Announced they will cease operations at the conclusion of the 2008-09 season.

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