Hockey transactions

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National Hockey League

NHL-Fined Lindy Ruff, Buffalo coach, US$10,000 for his role in the brawl between the Sabres and Ottawa in a Feb. 22 game.

ANAHEIM DUCKS-Recalled D Kent Huskins from Portland of the AHL.

ATLANTA THRASHERS-Traded D Braydon Coburn to Philadelphia for D Alexei Zhitnik.

BOSTON BRUINS-Agreed to terms with LW Marco Sturm on a multiyear contract extension. Claimed G Joey MacDonald off waivers from Detroit. Placed RW Glen Murray on injured reserve.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Recalled F Geoff Platt and D Marc Methot from Syracuse of the AHL. Assigned Platt back to Syracuse.

DALLAS STARS-Claimed D Nolan Baumgartner off waivers from Philadelphia. Placed C Patrick Stefan on injured reserve.

DETROIT RED WINGS-Recalled C Matt Ellis from Grand Rapids of the AHL.

EDMONTON OILERS-Recalled F Zack Stortini from Hamilton of the AHL.

LOS ANGELES KINGS-Assigned D Oleg Tverdovsky to Manchester of the AHL.

MONTREAL CANADIENS-Assigned F Duncan Milroy to Hamilton of the AHL.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS-Recalled C Rod Pelley from Lowell of the AHL.

PHOENIX COYOTES-Recalled RW Yanick Lehoux and C Jeff Taffe from San Antonio of the AHL.

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS-Recalled F Chris Thorburn from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the AHL.

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Traded G Gerald Coleman and a 2007 first-round draft pick to Anaheim for D Shane O'Brien and a 2007 third-round draft pick. Placed C Andreas Karlsson on injured reserve.

ST. LOUIS BLUES-Recalled G Jason Bacashihua from Peoria of the AHL.

VANCOUVER CANUCKS-Recalled F Brad Moran from Manitoba of the AHL.

American Hockey League

AHL-Suspended Binghamton D Jean-Francois David for three games for his actions in a Feb. 23 game.

CHICAGO WOLVES-Recalled C Brad Schell from Gwinnett of the ECHL.