Hockey transactions

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Movements in the world of hockey Friday:

National Hockey League

CAROLINA HURRICANES-Traded C Matt Cullen to Ottawa for D Alexandre Picard and a 2010 second-round draft pick.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS-Traded D Cam Barker to Minnesota for D Kim Johnsson and D Nick Leddy.

LOS ANGELES KINGS-Assigned LW Scott Parse to Manchester (AHL).

NEW JERSEY DEVILS-Placed LW Pierre Luc-Letourneau Leblond on the injured reserve list. Recalled D Cory Murphy and D Matt Corrente from Lowell (AHL). Assigned D Rob Davison to Lowell.

NEW YORK RANGERS-Acquired LW Jody Shelley from San Jose for a conditional 2011 sixth-round draft pick.

OTTAWA SENATORS-Signed general manager Bryan Murray to a one-year contract extension. Recalled D Brian Lee and D Derek Smith Binghamton (AHL).

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS-Agreed to terms with C Blair Betts on a two-year contract extension.

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Reassigned F Radek Smolenak to Abbotsford (AHL).

American Hockey League

GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS-Announced D Andreas Lilja was recalled by Detroit (NHL).

HARTFORD WOLF PACK-Signed F Andrew Carroll.

NORFOLK ADMIRALS-Signed D Zach Tarkir.

PROVIDENCE BRUINS-Recalled D Scott Fletcher from Reading (ECHL).

TORONTO MARLIES-Re-assigned F Robert Slaney and G Andrew Engelage to Reading (ECHL).


ECHL-Announced the resignation of senior vice president of communications Jack Carnefix.

CHARLOTTE CHECKERS-Loaned D Ethan Graham to Milwaukee (AHL).

ELMIRA JACKALS-Placed G Tyler Sims on waivers.

READING ROYALS-Signed D Tim Branham. Released G Shane Davis.



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