Movements in the world of hockey Monday:
National Hockey League
BUFFALO SABRES-Signed D Chris Butler.
DALLAS STARS-Recalled LW Chris Connor, D Dan Jancevski, LW James Neal, RW Konstantin Pushkarev and LW Francis Wathier from Iowa (AHL).
EDMONTON OILERS-Signed D Denis Grebeshkov.
NASHVILLE PREDATORS-Signed F Mark Santorelli and G Mark Dekanich.
PHOENIX COYOTES-Signed F Kevin Porter.
American Hockey League
HARTFORD WOLF PACK-Announced G Chris Holt and F Tom Pyatt have been assigned to the club by the N.Y. Rangers. Recalled F Mark Lee, F Jordan Owens and D Ryan Constant from Charlotte (ECHL). Released F Mike Taylor.
IOWA STARS-Announced Dallas (NHL) recalled LW Chris Conner, D Dan Jancevski, LW James Neal, RW Konstantin Pushkarev and LW Francis Wathier.
ELMIRA JACKALS-Announced Binghamton (AHL) assigned C Scott May and D Tomas Kudelka.
Eastern Professional Hockey League
EPHL-Announced the addition of a franchise in West Orange, N.J.