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Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Monday:

National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS-Assigned LW Michal Birner, C Eric Bogunieckie, D John de Gray, G J.P. Levasseur, D Ross Lupaschuk, D Brendan Mikkelson, D Brian Salcido and C Petteri Wirtanen to Iowa (AHL). Assigned C Maxime Macenauer to Rouyn Noranda (QMJHL) and LW Logan MacMillan to Halifax (QMJHL).

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS-Waived G Nikolai Khabibulin. Assigned F Bryan Bickell, F Michael Blunden, F Jacob Dowell and D Tim Hambly to Rockford (AHL).

EDMONTON OILERS-Returned D Alex Plante to Calgary (WHL).

LOS ANGELES KINGS-Assigned C Justin Azevedo, D Andrew Campbell, D Paul Crosty, RW Vladimir Dravecky, C Gabe Gauthier, LW Bud Holloway, D Josh Kidd, LW Brady Murray, C Marty Murray, RW Scott Parse, G Daniel Taylor, D Eric Werner, G Jeff Zatkoff, D Drew Bagnall, G Jonathan Bernier and C Trevor Lewis to Manchester (AHL). Returned D Mike D'Orazio to Owen Sound (OHL).

MINNESOTA WILD-Reassigned C Corey Locke, C Bryan Lundbohm, C Morten Madsen, C Marco Rosa, LW Matt Kassian, LW Jason Ryznar, RW Jesse Schultz, D Paul Albers, D Maxim Noreau, D Brandon Rogers, D Clayton Stoner, G Anton Khudobin and G Nolan Schaefer to Houston (AHL). Assigned D Marco Scandella to Val d'Or (QMJHL).

MONTREAL CANADIENS-Assigned F Mathieu Aubin, F David Desharnais, F Ryan Russell, F Brock Trotter, F J.T. Wyman, D Pavel Valentenko, F Thomas Beauregard, F Ryan Flinn, F Mike Glumac, F Olivier Latendresse, F Yanick Lehoux, F Ryan White, D Chad Anderson, D Shawn Belle, G Loic Lacasse and G Cedrick Desjardins to Hamilton (AHL). Returned D PK Subban to Belleville (OHL) and F Olivier Fortier to Rimouski (QMJHL).

NASHVILLE PREDATORS-Reassigned F Mike Santorelli, F Andreas Thuresson and D Cody Franson to Milwaukee (AHL). Released F Stephen Werner, D Scott Ford and D Mark Matheson.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS-Claimed D Thomas Pock off waivers from the New York Rangers.

PHOENIX COYOTES-Assigned G Josh Tordjman, D Logan Stephenson, F Jeff Hogan, F Adam Keefe and F Derek Nesbitt to San Antonio (AHL).

SAN JOSE SHARKS-Signed D Jason Demers to a three-year contract. Assigned D Brendan Buckley, D Matt Kinch, C Cory Larose, D Patrick Traverse, RW Ryan Vesce, G Kyle Jones and G Taylor Dakers to Worcester (AHL). Released D Joe Rullier.

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Traded C Nick Tarnasky to Nashville for a 2009 conditional draft pick.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS-Recalled F Kyle Rogers and assigned D Josef Boumedienne, F Bates Battaglia, F Andre Deveaux, F Alex Foster, F Kris Newbury and F Ben Ondrus to Toronto (AHL). Returned F Chris DiDomenico to Saint John (QMJHL).

VANCOUVER CANUCKS-Assigned RW Dan Gendur, RW Michael Grabner, LW Pierre-Cedric Labrie and D Daniel Rahimi to Manitoba (AHL).


PHOENIX ROADRUNNERS-Agreed to terms with F Josh Bonar and F Geoff Walker.


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