Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Wednesday:

National Hockey League

DETROIT RED WINGS-Assigned RW Darren McCarty to Grand Rapids (AHL). Recalled F Darren Helm from Grand Rapids.

ST. LOUIS BLUES-Assigned F Chris Porter to Peoria (AHL).

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Reassigned D Jamie Heward to Norfolk (AHL).

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS-Recalled F Andre Deveaux from Toronto (AHL).

WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Recalled D Karl Alzner, D Sami Lepisto, F Chris Bourque and F Graham Mink from Hershey (AHL).

American Hockey League

MANITOBA MOOSE-Recalled F Mark Derlago from Bakersfield (ECHL).

PEORIA RIVERMEN-Signed F Ross Carlson.

QUAD CITY FLAMES-Released D Brad Brown. Announced D Gord Baldwin has been assigned to the team from Las Vegas (ECHL).

SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE-Traded C Grant Potulny to Norfolk for future considerations. ECHL

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ECHL-Suspended Phoenix LW James McEwan for two games as a result of his actions in a Nov. 23 game at Fresno.

READING ROYALS-Signed G Bryan Bridges.

Eastern Professional Hockey League

DANBURY MAD HATTERS-Acquired D Eric Lind from Hudson Valley for player to be named. Signed F Dillon Duncan. Activated F Duane Whitehead from team suspension. Waived F Anthony Becker, F Adam Sinewitz and F Gerald Cioffi.

HUDSON VALLEY BEARS-Signed G Matt Trusz, F Tony Troccia, F Mike Dardzinski and D Kevin Dardzinski.

JERSEY ROCKHOPPERS-Announced G Rob Lemelin was returned by Reading (ECHL). Released G Kevin Burke. LACROSSE

National Lacrosse League

PORTLAND LUMERJAX-Released F Trent Smalley and D Paddy Corrigan.