Hockey transactions

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National Hockey League

ATLANTA THRASHERS-Claimed F Mark Recchi off waivers from Pittsburgh.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Activated D Duvie Westcott from injured reserve. Placed RW David Vyborny on injured reserve. Recalled C Derek MacKenzie from Syracuse (AHL).

DALLAS STARS-Assigned RW Junior Lessard to Iowa (AHL).

LOS ANGELES KINGS-Activated LW Scott Thornton from injured reserve. Assigned D Jon Klemm to Manchester (AHL).

PHOENIX COYOTES-Assigned D Brendan Bell and RW Bill Thomas to San Antonio (AHL) and F Olivier Latendresse and F Alex Leavitt to Arizona (CHL).

American Hockey League

HAMILTON BULLDOGS-Recalled F David Desharnais and D Jon Gleed from Cincinnati (ECHL).

QUAD CITY FLAMES-Recalled G Kevin Lalande from Las Vegas (ECHL).

ECHL

CHARLOTTE CHECKERS-Loaned G Curtis Darling to Syracuse (AHL).

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