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Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Wednesday:

National Hockey League

BOSTON BRUINS-Assigned D Matt Hunwick to Providence (AHL).

SAN JOSE SHARKS-Agreed to terms with D Matt Carle to a four-year contract extension.

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Recalled LW Mathieu Darche and D Dan Jancevski from Norfolk (AHL).

American Hockey League

AHL-Suspended San Antonio D Keith Yandle one game for an instigator penalty within the final five minutes of Tuesday's game against Houston.

HARTFORD WOLF PACK-Recalled G Miika Wiikman from Charlotte (ECHL).

ECHL

ECHL-Suspended Phoenix RW Steve Covington one game for an instigator penalty with 17 seconds remaining in Tuesday's game against Las Vegas.

AUGUSTA LYNX-Released F Grant Goeckner-Zoeller.

CHARLOTTE CHECKERS-Signed F Adam Nightingale.

CINCINNATI CYCLONES-Released D Greg Gallagher.

FLORIDA EVERBLADES-Signed F Brandon Coalter.

GWINNETT GLADIATORS-Loaned G Craig Kowalski to Chicago (AHL).

LAS VEGAS WRANGLERS-Announced F Adam Cracknell has been recalled by Quad City (AHL).

PENSACOLA ICE PILOTS-Signed F Konstantin Kalmikov, F Joel Stepp and F Christopher Straube.

READING ROYALS-Signed F Chris Bala.

TEXAS WILDCATTERS-Added G John Zdunkiewica as emergency backup.

TRENTON DEVILS-Signed F Matthew Rogers. Announced G Jason Smith has been recalled by Lowell (AHL).

VICTORIA SALMON KINGS-Signed D Eric Nelson.

WHEELING NAILERS-Signed D Francois Leroux. Announced D Lane Manson has been recalled by Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).

Central Hockey League

COLORADO EAGLES-Signed F Mike Lukajic.

Mid-Atlantic Hockey League

VALLEY FORGE FREEDOM-Announced the club has been purchased by Mark Wright Jr. and David Wright.

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