Skip to main content

Hockey transactions

National Hockey League

NHL-Fined Lindy Ruff, Buffalo coach, US$10,000 for his role in the brawl between the Sabres and Ottawa in a Feb. 22 game.

ANAHEIM DUCKS-Recalled D Kent Huskins from Portland of the AHL.

ATLANTA THRASHERS-Traded D Braydon Coburn to Philadelphia for D Alexei Zhitnik.

BOSTON BRUINS-Agreed to terms with LW Marco Sturm on a multiyear contract extension. Claimed G Joey MacDonald off waivers from Detroit. Placed RW Glen Murray on injured reserve.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Recalled F Geoff Platt and D Marc Methot from Syracuse of the AHL. Assigned Platt back to Syracuse.

DALLAS STARS-Claimed D Nolan Baumgartner off waivers from Philadelphia. Placed C Patrick Stefan on injured reserve.

DETROIT RED WINGS-Recalled C Matt Ellis from Grand Rapids of the AHL.

EDMONTON OILERS-Recalled F Zack Stortini from Hamilton of the AHL.

LOS ANGELES KINGS-Assigned D Oleg Tverdovsky to Manchester of the AHL.

MONTREAL CANADIENS-Assigned F Duncan Milroy to Hamilton of the AHL.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS-Recalled C Rod Pelley from Lowell of the AHL.

PHOENIX COYOTES-Recalled RW Yanick Lehoux and C Jeff Taffe from San Antonio of the AHL.

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS-Recalled F Chris Thorburn from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the AHL.

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Traded G Gerald Coleman and a 2007 first-round draft pick to Anaheim for D Shane O'Brien and a 2007 third-round draft pick. Placed C Andreas Karlsson on injured reserve.

ST. LOUIS BLUES-Recalled G Jason Bacashihua from Peoria of the AHL.

VANCOUVER CANUCKS-Recalled F Brad Moran from Manitoba of the AHL.

American Hockey League

AHL-Suspended Binghamton D Jean-Francois David for three games for his actions in a Feb. 23 game.

CHICAGO WOLVES-Recalled C Brad Schell from Gwinnett of the ECHL.


Kyle Turris

Kyle Turris Retires, Joins BCHL Team in Front Office Role

Former NHL forward Kyle Turris is joining the BCHL's Coquitlam Express as a special advisor to the GM and development coach.

Nazem Kadri

Is A Deal Close Between Nazem Kadri And The Islanders?

Nazem Kadri and the New York Islanders have been linked in the rumor mill since mid-July but there's been no sign of a contract between the two sides. However, some believe a deal might not be far away.


World Junior Roundup: Finland, Sweden, Canada, Czechia Advance to Semifinal

The four teams that will play for medals at the World Junior Championship have been decided, with tournament heavyweights USA bowing out after a loss to Czechia to close out quarterfinal action on Wednesday.