Hockey transactions

National Hockey League

BOSTON BRUINS-Assigned D Jonathan Sigalet to Providence of the AHL.

MINNESOTA WILD-Recalled RW Joel Ward from Houston of the AHL.

MONTREAL CANADIENS-Assigned F Mikhail Grabovski to Hamilton of the AHL.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS-Claimed C Travis Green off waivers from Anaheim.

American Hockey League

HARTFORD WOLF PACK-Announced the New York Rangers reassigned D Jake Taylor from the team to Charlotte of the ECHL.

MANITOBA MOOSE-Announced the Vancouver Canucks recalled D Alex Edler.

NORFOLK ADMIRALS-Announced the Chicago Blackhawks assigned G Patrick Lalime to the team. Assigned G Mike Brodeur to Toledo of the ECHL.

PEORIA RIVERMEN-Announced the St. Louis Blues assigned G Curtis Sanford, G Jason Bacashihua and LW D.J. King to the team and recalled G Marek Schwarz from the team.

SPRINGFIELD FALCONS-Assigned D John Adams to Johnstown of the ECHL.


LAS VEGAS WRANGLERS-Announced Omaha of the AHL recalled C Aki Seitsonen and LW Ryan Donally.

TOLEDO STORM-Released G Dennis Canfield.

Ontario Hockey League

BRAMPTON BATTALION-Traded F Howie Martin and D Phil Oreskovic to Owen Sound for F Thomas Stajan, D Dalyn Flatt, a third-round draft pick in 2008, fourth-and fifth-round draft picks in 2009, a third-round draft pick in 2010 and first-round picks in the 2008 and 2009 import draft.

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PLYMOUTH WHALERS-Acquired F Daniel Ryder from Peterborough for F John Armstrong, third-and sixth-round draft picks in 2007 and a second-round draft pick in 2008.

WINDSOR SPITFIRES-Traded F Craig Voakes and a sixth-round draft pick in 2007 to Sarnia for a fourth-round draft pick in 2007 and a sixth-round draft pick in 2008; acquired G Ryan Ludzik from Erie for G John Faulkner; traded F Cory McGillis and D Chris Purves to Barrie for a second-round draft pick in 2009 and a ninth-round draft pick in 2010.

United Hockey League

MUSKEGON FURY-Signed D Dean Melanson for the remainder of the season.

QUAD CITY MALLARDS-Added D Steve MacIntyre to the roster.

Western Hockey League

KELOWNA ROCKETS-Traded F Craig Cuthbert to Saskatoon for a fourth-round draft pick in 2008.

PRINCE GEORGE COUGARS-Announced that G Scott Bowles has returned to the team from Windsor of the Ontario Hockey League.

REGINA PATES-Traded F Derek Hulak to Saskatoon for F Michael MacAngus. Traded F Brayden Metz to Chikkiwack for F Myles Stoesz.

SEATTLE THUNDERBIRDS-Acquired F Andre Herman from Moose Jaw for a fifth-round draft pick in 2007.

TRI-CITY AMERICANS-Traded D Ryan Gillen to Calgary for a seventh-round draft pick in 2008.