Movements in the world of hockey Wednesday:
National Hockey League
BOSTON BRUINS-Assigned D Matt Hunwick to Providence (AHL).
SAN JOSE SHARKS-Agreed to terms with D Matt Carle to a four-year contract extension.
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Recalled LW Mathieu Darche and D Dan Jancevski from Norfolk (AHL).
American Hockey League
AHL-Suspended San Antonio D Keith Yandle one game for an instigator penalty within the final five minutes of Tuesday’s game against Houston.
HARTFORD WOLF PACK-Recalled G Miika Wiikman from Charlotte (ECHL).
ECHL-Suspended Phoenix RW Steve Covington one game for an instigator penalty with 17 seconds remaining in Tuesday’s game against Las Vegas.
AUGUSTA LYNX-Released F Grant Goeckner-Zoeller.
CHARLOTTE CHECKERS-Signed F Adam Nightingale.
CINCINNATI CYCLONES-Released D Greg Gallagher.
FLORIDA EVERBLADES-Signed F Brandon Coalter.
GWINNETT GLADIATORS-Loaned G Craig Kowalski to Chicago (AHL).
LAS VEGAS WRANGLERS-Announced F Adam Cracknell has been recalled by Quad City (AHL).
PENSACOLA ICE PILOTS-Signed F Konstantin Kalmikov, F Joel Stepp and F Christopher Straube.
READING ROYALS-Signed F Chris Bala.
TEXAS WILDCATTERS-Added G John Zdunkiewica as emergency backup.
TRENTON DEVILS-Signed F Matthew Rogers. Announced G Jason Smith has been recalled by Lowell (AHL).
VICTORIA SALMON KINGS-Signed D Eric Nelson.
WHEELING NAILERS-Signed D Francois Leroux. Announced D Lane Manson has been recalled by Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
Central Hockey League
COLORADO EAGLES-Signed F Mike Lukajic.
Mid-Atlantic Hockey League
VALLEY FORGE FREEDOM-Announced the club has been purchased by Mark Wright Jr. and David Wright.