Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey:

National Hockey League

BOSTON BRUINS-Assigned D Johnny Boychuk to Providence (AHL).

CALGARY FLAMES-Recalled F Warren Peters from Quad City (AHL).

CAROLINA HURRICANES-Recalled D Brett Carson from Albany (AHL).

NEW YORK ISLANDERS-Assigned LW Jeff Tambellini to Bridgeport (AHL). Recalled RW Blake Comeau from Bridgeport.

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS-Reassigned F Nick Johnson from Wheeling (ECHL) to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL). Recalled D Ben Lovejoy from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Reassigned D Matt Smaby to Norfolk (AHL).

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS-Named Dave Nonis senior vice president of hockey operations.

WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Recalled D Sean Collins and F Alexandre Giroux from Hershey (AHL).

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American Hockey League

ALBANY RIVER RATS-Signed D Brad Zanon and recalled him from Florida (ECHL).

HARTFORD WOLF PACK-Signed F Matt Stefanishion.

SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE-Released C Oren Eizenman.

SYRACUSE CRUNCH-Released LW Kevin Harvey.

WORCESTER SHARKS-Recalled C Matt Fornataro and D Michael Wilson from Phoenix (ECHL).


DAYTON BOMBERS-Signed D Brock Wilson.

ELMIRA JACKALS-Claimed Bryan Bridges off waivers from Reading. Suspended F Tyler Donati.

JOHNSTOWN CHIEFS-Loaned F Andrew Sarauer to Lake Erie (AHL).


IOWA-Suspended freshman basketball G Anthony Tucker indefinitely for a violation of team rules.

RUTGERS-Announced freshman basketball F Christian Morris will transfer.