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Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey:

National Hockey League

NHL-Suspended Anaheim D Chris Pronger eight games for acting carelessly and recklessly against Vancouver F Ryan Kesler in a March 12 game.

ATLANTA THRASHERS-Assigned G Dan Turple to Grand Rapids (AHL).

CAROLINA HURRICANES-Recalled F Pat Dwyer and F Joe Jensen from Albany (AHL).

COLORADO AVALANCHE-Recalled F Wyatt Smith from Lake Erie (AHL). Assigned D Jeff Jillson to Lake Erie.

DETROIT RED WINGS-Recalled LW Mattias Ritola from Grand Rapids (AHL).

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS-Assigned F Ryan Stone to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).

American Hockey League

CHICAGO WOLVES-Called up RW Chad Painchaud from Gwinnett (ECHL).

GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS-Signed LW Kory Karlander. Recalled G Dan Turple from Gwinnett (ECHL).

MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS-Recalled F James Sixsmith from Cincinnati (ECHL).

WORCESTER SHARKS-Signed C Oren Eizenman.

ECHL

PENSACOLA ICE PILOTS-Signed G Nick Niedert.

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