Movements in the world of hockey Wednesday:
National Hockey League
EDMONTON OILERS-Assigned C Gilbert Brule and LW Liam Reddox to Springfield (AHL).
MINNESOTA WILD-Traded LW Ryan Hamilton to Toronto for LW Robbie Earl. Assigned Earl and RW Danny Irmen to Houston (AHL).
MONTREAL CANADIENS-Assigned G Loic Lacasse to Cincinnati (ECHL) from Hamilton (AHL).
OTTAWA SENATORS-Assigned C Peter Regin to Binghamton (AHL).
PHOENIX COYOTES-Assigned RW Steven Goertzen to San Antonio (AHL).
PITTSBURGH PENGUINS-Assigned F Chris Minard, F Paul Bissonnette and F Bill Thomas to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Recalled D Ty Wishnart from Norfolk (AHL). Named Sean Henry business consultant for the team and the St. Pete Times Forum.
WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Assigned D Karl Alzner, D Bryan Helmer and G Daren Machesney to Hershey (AHL).
American Hockey League
SPRINGFIELD FALCONS-Assigned F Geoff Paukovich and D Josef Hrabal to Stockton (ECHL) and F Kelly Czuy to Las Vegas (ECHL).