Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Wednesday:

National Hockey League

ATLANTA THRASHERS-Reassigned D Chris Chelios and RW Tim Stapleton to Chicago (AHL).

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS-Recalled LW Bryan Bickell from Rockford (AHL).

WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Assigned D Karl Alzner and F Jay Beagle to Hershey (AHL).

VANCOUVER CANUCKS-Re-signed G Eddie Lack.

American Hockey League

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MANITOBA MOOSE-Released D Ryan McGinnis.

SYRACUSE CRUNCH-Announced LW Tom Sestito has been recalled by the Columbus Blue Jackets.


ECHL-Suspended Toledo F Akim Aliu one game and fined him an undisclosed amount for his actions in an April 6 game against Charlotte.

VICTORIA SALMON KINGS-Named Ron Eberle business development manager.