Hockey transactions

National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS-Signed G Jean-Philippe Levasseur to a three-year contract.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS-Sent D Alex Brooks and RW Cam Janssen to Lowell of the AHL.

NEW YORK RANGERS-Recalled F Ryan Callahan from Hartford of the AHL. Assigned D Sandis Ozolinsh to Hartford.

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS-Recalled RW Eric Meloche and RW Stefan Ruzicka from Philadelphia of the AHL. Assigned RW Niko Dimitrakos to the Phantoms.

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS-Acquired D Wade Brookbank from Boston for future considerations and assigned him to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the AHL.

PHOENIX COYOTES-Claimed C Joel Perrault off waivers from St. Louis. Assigned D Matt Jones to San Antonio of the AHL.

SAN JOSE SHARKS-Recalled G Dimitri Patzold from Worcester of the AHL.

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ST. LOUIS BLUES-Recalled RW David Backes from Peoria of the AHL.

WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Recalled LW Alexandre Giroux from Hershey of the AHL.

American Hockey League

OMAHA AK-SAR-BEN KNIGHTS-Announced the Calgary Flames recalled RW Dave Moss and C Dustin Boyd. Recalled C Aki Seitsonen from Las Vegas of the ECHL.

SPRINGFIELD FALCONS-Announced F Maxime Boisclair was recalled from Johnstown of the ECHL.


ECHL-Named Kelly Murray assistant director of communications.

Central Hockey League

CHL-Suspended Tulsa C Bryan Lachapelle one game for his actions in a Dec. 16 game.

ARIZONA SUNDOGS-Waived RW Louis-Philippe Martin.

NEW MEXICO SCORPIONS-Signed RW Ryan VandenBussche.