Hockey transactions

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National Hockey League

ATLANTA THRASHERS-Recalled RW Darren Haydar from Chicago of the AHL.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Assigned F Joakim Lindstrom to Syracuse of the AHL.

NEW YORK RANGERS-Recalled F Jed Ortmeyer from Hartford of the AHL.

OTTAWA SENATORS-Recalled RW Jeff Heerema and C Serge Payer from Binghamton of the AHL.

American Hockey League

BINGHAMTON SENATORS-Assigned F Arpad Mihaly to Reading of the ECHL.

HERSHEY BEARS-Recalled G Jeff Pietrasiak and D Shawn Germain from Reading of the ECHL.


ECHL-Fined Reading coach Karl Taylor an undisclosed amount for recent public comments critical of the game and league officiating.


Dougie Hamilton

NHL teams Overcome Flat Cap to Make Splashes in Free Agency

NHL teams combined for a series of splashes in free agency, managing to make major moves despite the salary cap staying flat.

Brandon Saad

Blues Sign Saad to Five-Year Contract

The St. Louis Blues added to their revamped forward corps by signing Brandon Saad to a five-year deal.

Corey Perry

Corey Perry Signs Two-Year Deal with Tampa Bay Lightning

Fresh off of a second consecutive loss to the Lightning in the Stanley Cup final, Corey Perry will join the team for a two-year run.