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Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Tuesday:

National Hockey League

DETROIT RED WINGS-Activated D Brian Rafalski from injured reserve.

PHOENIX COYOTES-Named Sean Burke director of prospect development.

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS-Assigned F Connor James and D Alex Goligoski to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).

American Hockey League

AHL-Suspended Syracuse LW Tom Sestito and Toronto D Jay Harrison three games for an altercation before their Feb. 29 game.

HAMILTON BULLDOGS-Announced F Ryan Russell was reassigned from Cincinnati (ECHL).

TORONTO MARLIES-Recalled D Patrick Wellar from Columbia (ECHL).


ECHL-Fined Gwinnett coach Jeff Pyle an undisclosed amount for comments made after a March 1 game. Suspended Las Vegas LW Marco Peluso for two games and fined him an undisclosed amount for his actions in a March 1 game. Suspended Victoria LW Robin Gomez indefinitely until it completes an investigation of an incident in a March 1 game.

UTAH GRIZZLIES-Acquired F Evan Kotsopoulos from Bakersfield for future considerations.


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