Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey:

National Hockey League

ATLANTA THRASHERS-Recalled D Boris Valabik from Chicago (AHL).

CAROLINA HURRICANES-Recalled RW Jeff Hamilton from Albany (AHL). Assigned RW Pat Dwyer to Albany.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Recalled G Dan LaCosta from Syracuse (AHL).

DETROIT RED WINGS-Assigned C Darren Helm and LW Mattias Ritola to Grand Rapids (AHL).

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TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Recalled D Matt Smaby from Norfolk (AHL).

VANCOUVER CANUCKS-Recalled D Nathan McIver from Manitoba (AHL).

American Hockey League

QUAD CITY FLAMES-Recalled D Brad Cole from Las Vegas (ECHL).

READING ROYALS-Signed G John Murray. Released G Anthony Feyock.