Hockey transactions

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Movements in the world of hockey Thursday:

National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS-Announced a multi-year affiliation agreement with Syracuse (AHL) beginning next season.

BOSTON BRUINS-Recalled F Trent Whitfield from Providence (AHL).

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Signed a one-year affiliation agreement with Springfield (AHL).

MINNESOTA WILD-Recalled C Cody Almond from Houston (AHL).

American Hockey League

AHL-Suspended Hamilton C Ryan White one game for an instigator penalty within the final five minutes of the third period of Wednesday's game at Manitoba; and Syracuse LW Jon Mirasty two games and Syracuse C Tom Sestito for accumulating their fourth and third game-misconduct penalties of the season respectively, during Wednesday's game at Bridgeport.

BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS-Recalled F Jean Bourbeau from Odessa (CHL).


FORDHAM-Named Tom Pecora men's basketball coach.

KENT STATE-named Joel Nielsen athletic director.

MISSISSIPPI-Suspended WR Patrick Patterson for the remainder of spring football practice for breaking team rules.

SAN FRANCISCO-Fired women's basketball coach Tanya Haave.



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