Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Wednesday:

National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS-Traded LW Joakim Lindstrom to Phoenix for D Logan Stephenson and assigned Stephenson to Iowa (AHL).

CAROLINA HURRICANES-Fired coach Peter Laviolette. Named Paul Maurice coach and Ron Francis associate coach.

NASHVILLE PREDATORS-Assigned F Jed Ortmeyer to Milwaukee (AHL).

NEW JERSEY DEVILS-Sent D Anssi Salmela to Lowell (AHL). Recalled D Jay Leach from Lowell.

PHOENIX COYOTES-Assigned LW Joakim Lindstrom to San Antonio (AHL).

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SAN JOSE SHARKS-Recalled RW Tom Cavanagh from Worcester (AHL). Reassigned RW Riley Armstrong to Worcester.

American Hockey League

WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON PENGUINS-Recalled G Curtis Darling from Wheeling (ECHL).


BAKERSFIELD CONDORS-Acquired C Brett Pilkington from Trenton for future considerations. Signed F Nick Pernula.

LAS VEGAS WRANGLERS-Loaned F Mike Hamilton to Houston (AHL).

READING ROYALS-Announced D Patrick Wellar has been returned from Hershey (AHL).

Central Hockey League

TEXAS BRAHMAS-Announced F Jason Deitsch was recalled by Houston (AHL). Waived F Brett Connolly.