Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Wednesday:

National Hockey League

ATLANTA THRASHERS-Assigned F Colin Stuart to Chicago (AHL).

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS-Recalled F Petri Kontiola from Rockford (AHL).

DALLAS STARS-Assigned D Dan Jancevski and G Tobias Stephan to Iowa (AHL) and D Nolan Baumgartner to Manitoba (AHL).

LOS ANGELES KINGS-Recalled D Jon Klemm from Manchester (AHL).

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OTTAWA SENATORS-Fired John Paddock, coach, and Ron Low, assistant coach. Named Bryan Murray coach.

SAN JOSE SHARKS-Assigned G Thomas Greiss to Worcester (AHL).

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Recalled D Alexandre Picard from Norfolk (AHL).

American Hockey League

GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS-Announced Detroit (NHL) assigned D Garrett Stafford to the team.