Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Wednesday:

National Hockey League

BUFFALO SABRES-Signed F Derek Whitmore a two-year contract.

CAROLINA HURRICANES-Signed F Brandon Sutter to a three-year contract and assigned him to Albany (AHL).

EDMONTON OILERS-Signed D Harlan Anderson.

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Recalled G Marc Denis from Norfolk (AHL). Assigned G Jonathan Boutin to Norfolk.

WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Signed F Jay Beagle to a two-year contract. Assigned D Sami Lepisto to the Hershey (AHL).

American Hockey League

GRAND RAPID GRIFFINS-Announced G Jimmy Howard has been assigned to the team by Detroit (NHL).

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HARTFORD WOLF PACK-Announced C Bruce Graham has been reassigned to Charlotte (ECHL).



PHOENIX ROADRUNNERS-Agreed to terms with F Matt Carter and D Rob Dmytruk.

UTAH GRIZZLIES-Announced G Mike Mole has been called up by the New York Islanders. Announced F Olivier Labelle has been reassigned from Bridgeport (AHL) and F Keith Johnson has been recalled to Bridgeport. Signed F Ryan Cruthers.