Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Friday:

National Hockey League

NHL-Suspended N.Y. Islanders D Thomas Pock for five games, without pay, for an elbowing incident in a game on Nov. 13.

EDMONTON OILERS-Recalled LW Liam Reddox from Springfield (AHL). Placed D Ladislav Smid on injured reserve.

OTTAWA SENATORS-Recalled F Ilya Zubov from Binghamton (AHL).

ST. LOUIS BLUES-Recalled D Jeff Woywitka from Peoria (AHL).

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Fired coach Barry Melrose. Named associate coach Rich Tocchet interim coach.

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VANCOUVER CANUCKS-Recalled D Lawrence Nycholat from Manitoba (AHL).


PHOENIX ROADRUNNERS-Loaned C Peder Skinner to Lake Erie (AHL).

Eastern Professional Hockey League

BROOKLYN ACES-Signed F Tony Resendes.

DANBURY MAD HATTERS-Signed F Stephen Schofield and F Hank Carisio.

HUDSON VALLEY BEARS-Signed F Andy Cripps, D Chris Oleson, G Len DiCostanzo and G Jim Pellegrino. Waived F Mike Jacobs and G Scott Rowan. LACROSSE

National Lacrosse League

PORTLAND LUMBERJAX-Re-signed F Ryan Powell and G Matt Disher to one-year contracts.