Movements in the world of hockey Wednesday:
National Hockey League
NHL-Suspended N.Y. Islanders F Chris Simon 30 games, without pay, for stepping on Pittsburgh RW Jarkko Ruutu during a game on Dec. 15. Suspended Carolina F Craig Adams, without pay, for a high-sticking event in a game on Dec. 18.
CALGARY FLAMES-Assigned D Adam Pardy to Quad City (AHL).
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Assigned C Derek MacKenzie to Syracuse (AHL).
DALLAS STARS-Recalled D Mark Fistric from Iowa (AHL).
NEW JERSEY DEVILS-Signed F Brad Snetsinger.
PITTSBURGH PENGUINS-Recalled F Jeff Taffe from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL). Assigned C Connor James to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Recalled G Karri Ramo and D Jay Leach from Norfolk (AHL). Assigned G Ryan Munce and D Andy Rogers to Norfolk from Mississippi (ECHL).
American Hockey League
HARTFORD WOLF PACK-Announced the N.Y. Rangers have assigned G Matt Zaba to Charlotte (ECHL).
SPRINGFIELD FALCONS-Assigned F Jonas Almtorp to Stockton (ECHL). Loaned D Danny Syvret by Edmonton (NHL) to Team Canada.
ELMIRA JACKALS-Announced D Bryan Rodney has signed with Albany (AHL), F Jim McKenzie has been reassigned by Ottawa (NHL) to Binghamton (AHL) and Carolina (NHL) has reassigned D J.D. Forrest from Albany to Elmira.
Central Hockey League
MISSISSIPPI RIVERKINGS-Signed F Zach Pearson.