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Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Tuesday:

National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS-Traded F Brian Bochenski to Nashville for future considerations. Acquired D Jay Leach from Tampa Bay for F Brandon Segal and a 2008 seventh-round draft pick. Assigned Segal to Norfolk (AHL).

ATLANTA THRASHERS-Assigned F Joe Motzko to Chicago (AHL). Recalled F Bryan Little, F Colin Stuart and D Joel Kwiatkowski from Chicago.

BUFFALO SABRES-Traded D Brian Campbell and 2008 seventh-round draft pick to San Jose for F Steve Bernier and a 2008 first-round draft pick.

CAROLINA HURRICANES-Acquired F Tuomo Ruutu from Chicago for F Andrew Ladd. Activated F Patrick Eaves from injured reserve. Assigned F Jeff Hamilton to Albany (AHL).

COLORADO AVALANCHE-Acquired D Ruslan Salei from Florida for D Karlis Skrastins and a 2008 third-round draft pick.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Traded D Adam Foote to Colorado for a first-round pick in either 2008 or 2009 and a 2009 conditional fourth-round draft pick. Recalled C Derek MacKenzie and D Aaron Rome from Syracuse (AHL). Assigned C Derick Brassard to Syracuse.

DALLAS STARS-Acquired C Brad Richards and G Johan Holmqvist from Tampa Bay for C Jeff Halpern, F Jussi Jokinen, G Mike Smith and a 2009 fourth-round draft pick. Recalled D Dan Jancevski and G Tobias Stephan from Iowa (AHL).

DETROIT RED WINGS-Assigned G Jimmy Howard to Grand Rapids (AHL). Acquired D Brad Stuart from Los Angeles for a 2008 second-round draft pick and a 2009 fourth-round draft pick.

LOS ANGELES KINGS-Traded G Jean-Sebastien Aubin to Anaheim for a 2008 seventh-round draft pick. Assigned F Teddy Purcell to Manchester (AHL).

MONTREAL CANADIENS-Recalled F Mikhail Grabovski and G Jaroslav Halak from Hamilton (AHL).

NASHVILLE PREDATORS-Acquired F Jan Hlavac from Tampa Bay for a 2008 seventh-round draft pick.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS-Signed C Mike Comrie to a one-year contract extension. Traded F Chris Simon to Minnesota for a 2008 sixth-round draft pick. Traded D Marc-Andre Bergeron to Anaheim for a 2008 third-round draft pick.

NEW YORK RANGERS-Acquired D Christian Backman from St. Louis for a 2008 fourth-round draft pick.

OTTAWA SENATORS-Acquired F Martin Lapointe from Chicago for a 2008 sixth-round draft pick.

PHOENIX COYOTES-Acquired F Marcel Hossa and G Al Montoya from the New York Rangers for F Fredrik Sjostrom, G David LeNeveu, F Josh Gratton and a 2009 conditional draft pick.

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS-Acquired F Marian Hossa and F Pascal Dupuis from Atlanta for F Colby Armstrong, C Eric Christensen, C Angelo Esposito and a 2008 first-round draft pick. Acquired D Hal Gill from Toronto for 2008 second-and fifth-round draft picks.

ST. LOUIS BLUES-Traded D Bryce Salvador to New Jersey for F Cam Janssen. Recalled D Jeff Woywitka from Peoria (AHL).

SAN JOSE SHARKS-Signed G Brian Boucher. Traded D Rob Davison to the New York Islanders for a 2008 seventh-round draft pick.

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Traded F Vaclav Prospal to Philadelphia for D Alexandre Picard and a conditional draft pick. Assigned Picard to Norfolk (AHL).

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS-Traded F Wade Belak and F Chad Kilger to Florida for 2008 third-and fifth-round draft picks.

VANCOUVER CANUCKS-Acquired F Matt Pettinger from Washington for F Matt Cooke. Assigned D Luc Bourdon to Manitoba (AHL). Recalled C Rick Rypien from Manitoba.

WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Acquired G Cristobal Huet from Montreal for a 2009 second-round draft pick. Acquired C Sergei Fedorov from Columbus for D Theo Ruth. Acquired LW Alexandre Giroux from Atlanta for RW Joe Motzko. Recalled LW Chris Bourque from Hershey (AHL).

American Hockey League

HAMILTON BULLDOGS-Recalled G Cedrick Desjardins from Cincinnati (ECHL).

HARTFORD WOLF PACK-Assigned C Tom Pyatt and G Chris Holt to Charlotte (ECHL). Released D Jared Nightingale.


ECHL-Suspended Bakersfield coach Marty Raymond one game and fined him and Bakersfield G Michel Robinson undisclosed amounts for their actions during Sunday's game against Fresno. Suspended Victoria F Ryan Wade two games for his actions in a Feb. 22 game. Suspended Stockton F Jason Beeman one game and fined him an undisclosed amount for his actions in a Feb. 25 game.

CHARLOTTE CHECKERS-Traded F Dusty Jamieson to Phoenix for F Justin Maiser.


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