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Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Wednesday:

National Hockey League

ATLANTA THRASHERS-Assigned LW Colin Stuart to Chicago (AHL).

CALGARY FLAMES-Signed D Dion Phaneuf to a six-year contract extension.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS-Named Tony Esposito team ambassador.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Signed LW Jason Chimera to a four-year contract extension through the 2011-12 season. Recalled G Steve Mason from Kitchener (OHL) and Joakim Lindstrom from Syracuse (AHL). Assigned D Duvie Westcott to Syracuse.

MINNESOTA WILD-Assigned G Nolan Schaefer to Houston (AHL).

NEW YORK ISLANDERS-Recalled C Jeremy Colliton from Bridgeport (AHL) on an emergency basis.

NEW YORK RANGERS-Recalled F Greg Moore from Hartford (AHL). Assigned F Dany Byers to Hartford.

American Hockey League

MANITOBA MOOSE-Signed D Jim Jackson to tryout.

SPRINGFIELD FALCONS-Announced C Patrick Thoresen has been assigned to the team by Edmonton (NHL).

SPRINGFIELD FALCONS-Assigned F David Rohlfs to Stocketon (ECHL).

SYRACUSE CRUNCH-Announced LW Kirill Starkov has been reassigned from Youngstown (CHL).


ELMIRA JACKALS-Loaned RW Chaz Johnson to Rochester (AHL).

INDIANAPOLIS CHECKERS-Announced the N.Y. Rangers have reassigned F Bruce Graham to Hartford (AHL).

PHOENIX ROADRUNNERS-Announced the trade with Dayton for D Ryan Reid has been voided by the ECHL after Reid failed his physical. Acquired D Taylor Christie and D Tom Sawatske from Dayton to C Scott Kelman and D Corey LeClair.


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