Hockey transactions

National Hockey League

BOSTON BRUINS-Recalled C Nate Thompson from Providence (AHL) on an emergency basis.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Assigned F Curtis Glencross, F Geoff Platt, G Tomas Popperle, D Marc Methot and D Derrick Walser to Syracuse (AHL).

EDMONTON OILERS-Reassigned C Rob Schremp to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).

NEW JERSEY DEVILS-Activated D Richard Matvichuk off the injury list. Assigned D Andy Greene and RW Cam Janssen to Lowell (AHL).

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VANCOUVER CANUCKS-Recalled D Alex Edler from Manitoba (AHL).

WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Assigned D Mike Green, C Tomas Fleischmann, RW Eric Fehr and LW David Steckel to Hershey (AHL).

American Hockey League

HARTFORD WOLF PACK-Signed RW David Kveton and LW Jordan Owens.

HOUSTON AEROS-Recalled D Chris Ovington from Texas of the ECHL.

PEORIA RIVERMEN-Signed F Josh Soares.

TOLEDO STORM-Signed D P.J. Martin.