Hockey transactions

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National Hockey League

NHL-Suspended Toronto D Pavel Kubina one game as the result of a cross-checking incident on Detroit player Jiri Hudler during an Oct. 1 pre-season game.

ANAHEIM DUCKS-Assigned C Tim Brent, G Michael Leighton, D Bruno St. Jacques and RW Shawn Thornton to Portland of the AHL.

ATLANTA THRASHERS-Reassigned F Alex Bourret, F Joey Crabb, F Jason Krog, F Derek MacKenzie, F Kyle Wanvig, D Mark Popovic and D Boris Valabik to Chicago of the AHL.

BUFFALO SABRES-Placed C Chris Thorburn on waivers. Assigned D Andrej Sekera to Rochester of the AHL.

CAROLINA HURRICANES-Assigned F Ryan Bayda to Albany of the AHL.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Assigned RW Steven Goertzen to Syracuse of the AHL.

DETROIT RED WINGS-Assigned D Kyle Quincey to Grand Rapids of the AHL.

EDMONTON OILERS-Assigned D Dan Syvret to Grand Rapids of the AHL.

LOS ANGELES KINGS-Assigned G Ryan Munce to Reading of the ECHL.

MINNESOTA WILD-Assigned D Clayton Stoner to Houston of the AHL.

NASHVILLE PREDATORS-Signed F Kim Staal to a one-year contract.

OTTAWA SENATORS-Assigned D Michal Barinka and F Josh Hennessy to Binghamton of the AHL. Placed D Jamie Allison, D Andy Hedlund, D Tomas Malec, and F Serge Payer on waivers.

PHOENIX COYOTES-Waived RW Tyson Nash. Assigned RW Enver Lisin and D Keith Yandle to San Antonio of the AHL.

VANCOUVER CANUCKS-Assigned D Patrick Coulombe, F Jannik Hansen and F Rick Rypien to Manitoba of the AHL.

American Hockey League

AHL-Granted conditional approval of the sale and relocation of the inactive franchise owned by Gardens Hockey Inc. of Cincinnati to Ice Track Corporation of Windsor, Ontario.

BINGHAMTON SENATORS-Released F Scott May, F Aaron Slattengren and D George Halkidis.

CHICAGO WOLVES-Assigned F Brad Schell, G Dave Caruso, G Dan Turple and C Colton Fretter to Gwinnett of the ECHL. Designated D Lane Hanson for reassignment. Released F Blue Bennefield.

GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS-Signed D Nick Naumenko.

HAMILTON BULLDOGS-Assigned D Conrad Martin to Cincinnati of the ECHL, D Pier-Olivier Beaulieu and F Daniel Pegoraro to Texas of the ECHL and D Frederic St. Denis to Drummondville of the QMJHL. Released D Andre Joanisse.

IOWA STARS-Assigned W Tuomas Mikkonen and D Jared Nightingale to Idaho of the ECHL. Released RW Kyle Bruce.

MANITOBA MOOSE-Assigned Warren McCutcheon, F Forward Francois-Pierre Guenette and D Matt Kelly to Victoria of the ECHL.

SPRINGFIELD FALCONS-Assigned G Morgan Cey, G Gerald Coleman and F Stanislav Lascek to Johnstown of the ECHL.

SYRACUSE CRUNCH-Assigned D Brad Farynuk and C Trevor Frischmon to Dayton of the ECHL. Released G Andy Franck, C Jeff Genovy and LW Wes Rypien.

WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON PENGUINS-Assigned D Daniel Fernholm and D Paul Bissonnette, C Kurtis McLean to Wheeling of the ECHL and RW Troy Bodie and LW Liam Reddox to Stockton of the ECHL. Released LW Mathieu Roy, RW Bo Cheesman, RW Sean Collins, W Joe Guenther, D Grant McNeill, D Curtiss Patrick, G Kevin Schieve, LW Eric Sonnenberg.

ECHL

PHOENIX ROADRUNNERS-Signed F Scott Seney, F Joe Ori, F Brad King and D Weston Tardy to one-year contracts.

TOLEDO STORM-Announced D Dan Watson has been added to the roster.

VICTORIA SALMON KINGS-Agreed to terms with C Kiel McLeod.

United Hockey League

KALAMAZOO WINGS-Traded F Tyler Rennette to Bloomington for D Jeff Brown and future considerations.

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