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Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Tuesday:

National Hockey League

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS-Placed RW Adam Burish on injured reserve. Recalled LW Pascal Pelletier from Rockford (AHL). Assigned James Sharrow to Rockford.

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS-Assigned F Janne Pesonen to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Assigned C Chris Gratton to Norfolk (AHL) and RW Radim Vrbata to BK Mlada Boleslav (Czech).

VANCOUVER CANUCKS-Traded D James Sharrow to Chicago for a 2009 conditional draft pick.

American Hockey League

HARTFORD WOLF PACK-Signed F Brandon Sugden. Released F Matthew Ford, who will return to Charlotte (ECHL).

NORFOLK ADMIRALS-Announced Tampa Bay (NHL) assigned G Riku Helenius to Mississippi (ECHL).

PEORIA RIVERMEN-Announced St. Louis (NHL) has assigned G Chris Holt to the team from Alaska (ECHL) and G Marek Schwarz from the team to Alaska.

PROVIDENCE BRUINS-Announced Boston (NHL) has recalled C Vladimir Sobotka.

SYRACUSE CRUNCH-Returned C Ryan Garlock to Johnstown (ECHL). Loaned LW Blair Yaworski to Johnstown.

ECHL

FLORIDA EVERBLADES-Announced D Brad Zanon was returned to the team by Albany (AHL) and F Bryan Marshall was recalled by Lake Erie (AHL).

MISSISSIPPI SEA WOLVES-Announced G Ryan Munce was loaned to Syracuse (AHL).

Eastern Professional Hockey League

EPHL-Approved the sale of the Brooklyn (N.Y.) Aces to Alan Friedman.

HUDSON VALLEY BEARS-Announced G Len DiCostanzo was recalled to Bridgeport (AHL).

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