Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Friday:

National Hockey League

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS-Reassigned LW Jack Skille to Rockford (AHL).

DALLAS STARS-Placed C Steve Ott on injured reserve, retroactive to Oct. 11. Recalled C Aaron Gagnon from Texas (AHL).

NASHVILLE PREDATORS-Recalled D Cody Franson from Milwaukee (AHL).

PHOENIX COYOTES-Recalled F Kevin Porter from San Antonio (AHL).

WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Recalled G Braden Holtby from South Carolina (ECHL).

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American Hockey League

AHL-Suspended Albany LW Nicolas Blanchard for one game as a result of his actions in an Oct. 14 game vs. Norfolk.


VICTORIA SALMON KINGS-Announced G David Shantz was recalled by Abbotsford (AHL).

International Hockey League

PORT HURON ICEHAWKS-Acquired the rights to F Derek Patrosso from Bloomington for the rights to RW Jamie Carroll.