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Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Monday:

National Hockey League

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS-Reassigned LW Bryan Bickell to Rockford (AHL).

DALLAS STARS-Placed D Mark Fistric on injured reserve, retroactive to Dec. 17. Recalled Ivan Vishnevskiy from Texas (AHL).

DETROIT RED WINGS-Recalled LW Mattias Ritola from Grand Rapids (AHL). Assigned C Kris Newbury to Grand Rapids.

MINNESOTA WILD-Reassigned LW Robbie Earl to Houston (AHL). Activated RW Owen Nolan from injured reserve.

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MONTREAL CANADIENS-Recalled F Benoit Pouliot from Hamilton (AHL).

PHOENIX COYOTES-Signed D Anders Eriksson and recalled him from San Antonio (AHL). Reassigned D David Schlemko to San Antonio.

American Hockey League

ALBANY RIVER RATS-Reassigned D Elgin Reid to Florida (ECHL).

PROVIDENCE BRUINS-Released D Julien Brouillette, D Tom Galvin and D Ryan Stokes.