Hockey transactions

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Movements in the world of hockey Thursday:

National Hockey League

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS-Recalled G Corey Crawford from Rockford (AHL).

NEW YORK RANGERS-Agreed to terms with G Henrik Lundqvist on a six-year contract.

PHOENIX COYOTES-Recalled C Mike Zigomanis from San Antonio (AHL). Assigned LW Matt Murley to San Antonio.

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS-Recalled F Tyler Kennedy from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).

American Hockey League

ALBANY RIVER RATS-Announced Carolina (NHL) recalled D Casey Borer, D Tim Conboy and D Joey Mormina. Announced D Steve Ward and G Justin Peters have been reassigned to the team by Florida (ECHL). Reassigned G Kevin Nastiuk to Florida. Signed RW Chris Blight and D John Adams.


PHOENIX ROADRUNNERS-Loaned G Cody Rudkowsky to Grand Rapids (AHL).

UTAH GRIZZLIES-Announced Bridgeport (AHL) recalled F Justin Bourne.



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