Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Wednesday:

National Hockey League

CAROLINA HURRICANES-Activated C Eric Staal from injured reserve.

MONTREAL CANADIENS-Recalled F David Desharnais from Hamilton (AHL).

OTTAWA SENATORS-Recalled F Ryan Keller from Binghamton (AHL).

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS-Returned RW David Laliberte on loan from Adirondack (AHL).

PHOENIX COYOTES-Activated D Ed Jovanovski and D Zbynek Michalek from injured reserve. Re-assigned D Shaun Heshka to San Antonio (AHL).

SAN JOSE SHARKS-Recalled F Benn Ferriero, F Steven Zalewski and D Joe Callahan from Worcester (AHL).

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Recalled D Mike Lundin from Norfolk (AHL).

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WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Recalled D Karl Alzner from Hershey (AHL).

American Hockey League


MANITOBA MOOSE-Released F John Lammers. Recalled D Taylor Ellington from Victoria (ECHL).


ELMIRA JACKALS-Loaned F Maxime Gratchev to Binghamton (AHL).

KALAMAZOO WINGS-Announced D Louis Liotti has been reassigned to Worcester (AHL) and F Rick Cleaver has been returned from Hershey (AHL).

READING ROYALS-Announced F Robert Slaney and F Greg Scott have been assigned from Toronto (AHL) and F Gavin Morgan has been loaned to Hershey (AHL).


CALGARY ROUGHNECKS-Signed F Josh Sanderson to a three-year contract.