OTTAWA SENATORS-Assigned G Brian Elliott and C Code Bass to Binghamton (AHL).
MONTREAL CANADIENS-Assigned D Alex Henry to Hamilton (AHL).
NASHVILLE PREDATORS-Assigned F Josh Gratton to Milwaukee (AHL).
SAN JOSE SHARKS-Waived D Kyle McLaren, D Brad Staubitz and RW Riley Armstrong.
FLORIDA PANTHERS-Waived D Cory Murphy
DALLAS STARS-Cut D Ivan Vishnevsky, F James Neal and D Mark Fistric. Released F Konstantin Pushkarev.
PHOENIX COYOTES-Sent D Matt Jones and Jonas Ahnelov, as well as F Garth Murray to San Antonio of the AHL. Center Joel Perrault (concussion) put on the injured list.
PITTSBURGH PENGUINS: Placed forward Jeff Taffe on waivers and assigned forward Janne Pesonen and goalie John Curry to their farm team in Wilkes-Barre.