Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Thursday:

National Hockey League

CAROLINA HURRICANES-Recalled F Jerome Samson from Albany (AHL).

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Assigned C Derek MacKenzie to Syracuse (AHL).

DALLAS STARS-Recalled C Warren Peters from Texas (AHL).

DETROIT RED WINGS-Assigned LW Mattias Ritola to Grand Rapids (AHL).

NASHVILLE PREDATORS-Recalled F Ben Guite from Milwaukee (AHL).

PHOENIX COYOTES-Activated F Daniel Winnik from injured reserve. Placed F Scottie Upshall on injured reserve, retroactive to Jan. 2.

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ST. LOUIS BLUES-Assigned G Ben Bishop to Peoria (AHL).

American Hockey League

GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS-Released LW Trent Daavettila.

MANITOBA MOOSE-Recalled D Taylor Ellington from Victoria (ECHL).

MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS-Recalled F Mike McLean from Cincinnati (AHL).

NORFOLK ADMIRALS-Released F Connor Shields.

PEORIA RIVERMEN-Suspended D Adrian Veideman.