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Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Tuesday:

National Hockey League

NHL-Suspended Philadelphia F Scott Hartnell two games for his hit on Boston D Andrew Alberts during a Nov. 26 game.

CAROLINA HURRICANES-Activated F Scott Walker from injured reserve.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Placed D Duvie Westcott on injured reserve.

OTTAWA SENATORS-Recalled LW Nick Foligno from Binghamton (AHL). Assigned C Alexander Nikulin to Binghamton.

American Hockey League

HARTFORD WOLF PACK-Announced C Bruce Graham and D Mike Busto were reassigned to Charlotte (ECHL).

MANITOBA MOOSE-Reassigned D Matt Kelly and D Daniel Rahimi to Victoria (ECHL).


CHARLOTTE CHECKERS-Acquired G Curtis Darling from Reading for future considerations.

ELMIRA JACKALS-Announced the Ottawa Senators (NHL) reassigned LW Shawn Weller from Elmira to Binghamton (AHL) and C Scott May from Manitoba (AHL) to Elmira.

READING ROYALS-Activated G Curtis Darling from injured reserve and traded him to Charlotte for undisclosed considerations.

Central Hockey League

MISSISSIPPI RIVERKINGS-Acquired the rights to D Peter Kennedy from New Mexico from future considerations.


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