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Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Wednesday:

National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS-Assigned C Andrew Ebbett to Portland (AHL).

ATLANTA THRASHERS-Assigned RW Chad Painchard from Chicago (AHL) to Gwinnett (ECHL).

NASHVILLE PREDATORS-Signed G Jeremy Smith.

VANCOUVER CANUCKS-Recalled D Luc Bourdon from Manitoba (AHL).

American Hockey League

SYRACUSE CRUNCH-Announced LW Joakim Lindstrom was recalled by Columbus (NHL).

ECHL

ELMIRA JACKALS-Acquired RW Matt Johnson from Wheeling for future considerations.

PHOENIX ROADRUNNERS-Acquired D Gerard Miller from Cincinnati for G Cody Rudkowski.

UTAH GRIZZLIES-Announced the N.Y. Islanders assigned G Mike Mole from Bridgeport (AHL) to the team.

Central Hockey League

WICHITA THUNDER-Signed G Adam Dekker to a five game contract.

YOUNGSTOWN STEELHOUNDS-Announced F Kevin Jarman was recalled to Syracuse (AHL).

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