Hockey transactions

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.

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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.