Hockey transactions

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Movements in the world of hockey Thursday:

National Hockey League

CAROLINA HURRICANES-Assigned G Daniel Manzato to Las Vegas (ECHL).

COLORADO AVALANCHE-Acquired G Jason Bacashihua from St. Louis for a conditional 2008 seventh-round draft pick and assigned him to Lake Erie (AHL).

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Assigned D Duvie Westcott to Syracuse (AHL).

EDMONTON OILERS-Recalled D Allan Rourke from Springfield (AHL).

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS-Recalled F Stefan Ruzicka from Philadelphia (AHL).

American Hockey League

CHICAGO WOLVES-Assigned RW Chad Painchaud and C Colton Fretter to Gwinnett (ECHL).

HOUSTON AEROS-Assigned F Matt Kassian to Texas (ECHL).

MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS-Assigned D Bryan Schmidt to Cincinnati (ECHL).


GWINNETT GLADIATORS-Loaned F Jeff Campbell to Norfolk (AHL).

IDAHO STEELHEADS-Loaned D Travis Wright to Iowa (AHL).

Western Hockey League

LETHBRIDGE HURRICANES-Acquired C Colton Sceviour, F Nick Hotson and D Lucas Alexiuk from Portland.

PORTLAND WINTER HAWKS-Acquired D Travis Bobbee, D Ryan Kerr, F Nick Dietrich and F Jacob Dietrich from Lethbridge Hurricanes.



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