Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Thursday:

National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS-Assigned G David LeNeveu to Iowa (AHL).

CALGARY FLAMES-Placed D Rhett Warrener on injured reserve. Recalled F Dustin Boyd from Quad City (AHL).

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Placed C Manny Malhotra on injured reserve. Recalled RW Derek Dorsett from Syracuse (AHL).

FLORIDA PANTHERS-Activate RW David Booth, RW Radek Dvorak and C Stephen Weiss from IR. Assigned C Shawn Matthias to Rochester (AHL).

PHOENIX COYOTES-Traded C Mike Zigomanis to Pittsburgh for future considerations.

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS-Assigned C Jeff Taffe to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).

ST. LOUIS BLUES-Signed D Tyson Strachan. Recalled F Chris Porter from Peoria (AHL).

SAN JOSE SHARKS-Released F Jeff Friesen.

American Hockey League

GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS-Named Kelli Szczepanski season ticket sales account executive and Anna Petersen community relations co-ordinator.

PEORIA RIVERMEN-Announced Dallas (NHL) assigned F Chris Conner to the team.

SPRINGFIELD FALCONS-Signed LW Guillaume Lefebvre.

SYRACUSE CRUNCH-Assigned D Trevor Hendrikx and RW Petr Pohl to Johnstown (ECHL). Loaned C Ryan Garlock to Johnstown.

WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON PENGUINS-Announced Pittsburgh (NHL) assigned G David Brown to the team.

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WORCESTER SHARKS-Announced the promotion of Michael Mudd to senior vice president in charge of hockey and business administration.

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

HALIFAX MOOSEHEADS-Acquired RW Radek Vlasanek from Acadie-Bathurst for 2010 draft pick.


CHARLOTTE CHECKERS-Announced Hartford (AHL) assigned F David Skokan and D David Urquhart to the team.

JOHNSTOWN CHIEFS-Announced Syracuse (AHL) loaned F Ryan Garlock and Lake Erie (AHL) loaned C Marl McCutcheon and G Ian Keserich to the team. Announced Syracuse (AHL) assigned D Trevor Hendrikx and RW Petr Pohl to the team. Announced Lake Erie (AHL) reassigned C Codey Burki to the team.

LAS VEGAS WRANGLERS-Agreed to terms with RW Peter Ferraro and C Chris Ferraro.

ONTARIO REIGN-Announced Los Angeles (NHL) assigned G Jeff Zatkoff to the team. Acquired G Kellen Briggs from Idaho for future considerations.

READING ROYALS-Announced Los Angeles (NHL) assigned G Danny Taylor to the team from Manchester (AHL). Released F Andy Rummel, D Chris Herr, G Miro Recicar and G Nick Niedert.