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Hockey transactions

National Hockey League

VANCOUVER CANUCKS-Recalled F Nathan Smith from Manitoba of the AHL.

American Hockey League

HAMILTON BULLDOGS-Assigned F Mathieu Aubin to Cincinnati of the ECHL.

MANITOBA MOOSE-Recalled D Patrick Coulombe from Victoria of the ECHL.

ECHL

READING ROYALS-Signed D Pat Oliveto.

PHOENIX ROADRUNNERS-Announced C Daniel Winnik has been reassigned from San Antonio of the AHL and F James Hiebert has been recalled by Manchester of the AHL.

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TOLEDO STORM-Signed D Denis Kirstein and D Dinos Stamoulis. Released F Nello Ferrara.

Central Hockey League

AUSTIN ICE BATS-Signed G Ben Conway. Waived G Chris Cole.

LAREDO BUCKS-Announced Manchester of the AHL assigned RW James Hiebert to the team.

WICHITA THUNDER-S G Jon Horrell. Waived G Guy St. Vincent.