Hockey transactions

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Movements in the world of hockey Thursday:

National Hockey League

BUFFALO SABRES-Returned F Zack Kassian to Peterborough (OHL), F Luke Adam to Cape Breton (QMJHL), F Marcus Foligno to Sudbury (OHL), F Jacob Lagace to Chicoutimi (QMJHL), D Nick Crawford to Saginaw (OHL) and D Brayden McNabb to Kootenay (WHL).

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Released F Tim Miller and G Andrew Loverock.

EDMONTON OILERS-Assigned RW Jamie Bates, D Jordan Bendfeld, RW Kelly Czuy, D Jesse Dudas, LW Riley Emmerson, LW Colton Fretter, LW Bryan Lerg, RW Ryan MacMurchy, D Matt Dickerson, G Andrew Perugini and D Cody Wild to Springfield (AHL).

MINNESOTA WILD-Signed RW Petr Sykora to a one-year contract.

NEW YORK RANGERS-Assigned G Miika Wiikman, D Trevor Glass, D Brent Henley, D Sam Klassen, D Mike Sauer, D David Urquhart, D Nigel Williams, F Andres Ambuhl, F Daniel Bartek, F Devin DiDiomete, F Brodie Dupont, F Dan LaCouture, F Matt Maccarone, F Justin Soryal and F Dale Weise to Hartford (AHL). Returned G Scott Stajcer to Owen Sound (OHL), D Tomas Kundratek to Medicine Hat (WHL), F Ryan Bourque to Quebec (QMJHL), F Roman Horak to Chilliwack (WHL) and F Ethan Werek to Kingston (OHL).

OTTAWA SENATORS-Assigned D Drew Bannister, D Tomas Kudekla, F Erik Condra, F Denis Hamel, F Jim O'Brien and G Chris Holt to Binghamton (AHL).

PHOENIX COYOTES-Assigned D Mathieu Brodeur to Cape Breton (QMJHL), RW Jared Staal to Sudbury (OHL) and D Michael Stone to Calgary (WHL).

SAN JOSE SHARKS-Re-assigned RW Dan DaSilva, C Dean Strong and LW T.J. Trevelyan to Worcester (AHL).

ST. LOUIS BLUES-Assigned F Adam Cracknell, F Mitch Love, F Chris Morehouse, F Anthony Peluso, F Adrian Veideman, D T.J. Fast, D Justin Fletcher, D Alex Hellstrom, D Ryan Turek and G Sebastian Dahm to Peoria (AHL). Returned F James Livingston to Sault Ste. Marie (OHL), F Tyler Shattock to Kamloops (WHL), D Mark Cundari to Windsor (OHL) and D Brett Ponich to Portland (WHL).

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Assigned C Mitch Fadden, D Scott Jackson, C Chris Lawrence and D Kevin Quick to Norfolk (AHL).


JOHNSTOWN CHIEFS-Signed D Bobb Phillips.


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