Movements in the world of hockey Thursday:
ANAHEIM DUCKS-Assigned LW Drew Miller to Portland Pirates (AHL).
ATLANTA THRASHERS-Recalled C Kevin Dowll from Chicago (AHL).
BOSTON BRUINS-Assigned D Matt Hunwick to Providence Bruins (AHL).
CAROLINA HURRICANES-Recalled G Michael Leighton, F Keith Aucoin and F Brandon Nolan from Albany (AHL). Placed D David Tanabe, F Matt Cullen and F Scott Walker on injured reserve.
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Activated C Michael Peca. Placed RW David Vyborny on injured reserve.
OTTAWA SENATORS-Assigned LW Nick Foligno to Binghamton (AHL).
PHILADELPHIA FLYERS-Waived C Jim Dowd and D Rory Fitzpatrick.
GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS-Announced Detroit (NHL) has assigned D Derek Meech to the team for conditioning.
SYACUSE CRUNCH-Loaned D Andrei Plekhanov to Elmira (ECHL). Announced Columbus (NHL) assigned D Kyle Warton to the team.
ODESSA JACKALOPES-Waived F Emery Olauson.