Hockey transactions

National Hockey League

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Placed F Dan Fritsche on the injured list.

DALLAS STARS-Activated C Patrik Stefan from the injured list.

DETROIT RED WINGS-Announced the retirement of C Greg Johnson.

FLORIDA PANTHERS-Recalled RW Greg Jacina from Rochester of the AHL.


ECHL-Suspended D Steven Later one game for his actions before an Oct. 10 game against Toledo.

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STOCKTON THUNDER-Released F John DiPace, D Steve Driedger, RW Jordan Fox and RW Kyle Sheen.

VICTORIA SALMON KINGS-Announced C Adam Taylor has been assigned to the team from Manitoba of the AHL.

Central Hockey League

AUSTIN ICE BATS-Signed D Jason Reimers.

WICHITA THUNDER-Placed C Sean Roulston and LW Rick Arnaldo on waivers.