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Hockey transactions

National Hockey League

BOSTON BRUINS-Assigned C Nate Thompson to Providence of the AHL.

CAROLINA HURRICANES-Acquired D Mark Flood from Columbus for D Derrick Walser.

LOS ANGELES KINGS-Recalled G Barry Brust from Manchester of the AHL. Placed D Oleg Tverdovsky on injured reserve retroactive to Nov. 13.

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS-Signed RW Mike Knuble to a two-year contract extension through the 2008-09 season.

PHOENIX COYOTES-Suspended RW Enver Lisin for failing to report to San Antonio of the AHL.

ST. LOUIS BLUES-Assigned D Jeff Woywitka to Peoria of the AHL.

American Hockey League

AHL-Suspended Portland F Simon Ferguson and Providence D Jay Leach one game apiece for their actions during a Nov. 25 game.

GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS-Acquired G Logan Koopmans on reassignment from Toledo of the ECHL.

SPRINGFIELD FALCONS-Assigned D Geoff Waugh to Johnstown of the ECHL.

WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON PENGUINS-Recalled C Kurtis McLean from Wheeling of the ECHL. Announced C Marc-Antoine Pouliot has been recalled by the Edmonton Oilers.


ECHL-Suspended Alaska LW Jeff Smith three games for being assessed a major and game misconduct penalty for spearing and a physical abuse of officials against Bakersfield on Nov. 25. Suspended Long Beach LW Kip Brennan seven games, Long Beach RW Eric Nielson two games, Long Beach D David Walker two games and Phoenix D Alexandre Rouleau one game for an altercation after their game on Nov. 25. Fined the Long Beach organization, coach Rick Adduono, RW Brandon Schwartz and LW T.J. Trevelyan, the Phoenix organization and LW Dan Baum undisclosed amounts for the same incident.

READING ROYALS-Claimed D Taylor Christie off waivers from Utah.

WHEELING NAILERS-Acquired D Cody Blanshan from Idaho in exchange for future considerations. Central Hockey League

ARIZONA SUNDOGS-Announced that RW Dan DaSilva was assigned to the team by the Colorado Avalanche.

NEW MEXICO SCORPIONS-Waived G Walter Bartholomaus.

United Hockey League

FLINT GENERALS-Signed F Mike Kinnie.


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