Thrashers: Assigned G Ondrej Pavelec, C Grant Stevenson and D Arturs Kulda to Chicago (AHL). Released D Jamie Rivers.
Flames: Assigned F Mikael Backlund to Vasteras (Swedish Elite) and G Matt Keetley and F John Armstrong to Quad CIty (AHL).
Hurricanes: Signed C Zach Boychuk to a three-year contract.
BlackHawks: Assigned C Tim Brent to Rockford (AHL). Assigned F Igor Makarov to European Team. Released RW Jesse Boulerice.
Avalanche: Assigned RW Chris Stewart to Lake Erie (AHL).
Blue Jackets: Recalled G Dan LaCosta from Syracuse (AHL). Announced D Grant Clitsome, RW Adam Pineault, LW Tom Sestito and D Clay Wilson have been assigned to Syracuse (AHL).
Predators: Assigned F Cal O'Reilly and D Alexander Sulzer to Milwaukee (AHL). Waived F Triston Grant.
Devils: Assigned G Dave Caruso, G Scott Clemmensen, G Jeff Frazee, G Jason Smith, D Matthew Corrente, D Tyler Eckford, D Mark Fraser, D Jay Leach, D Olivier Magnan-Grenier, D Rosario Ruggeri, D Matthew Spiller, F Nicklas Bergfors, F Tyler Burton, F Eric Castonguay, F Kevin Cormier, F Patrick Davis, F Jon DiSalvatore, F Stephen Gionta, F Matt Halischuk, F Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond, F Brad Mills, F Benoit Mondou, F Ryan Murphy, F Rod Pelley, F Pascal Rheaume, F Brad Snetsinger, F Michael Swift, F Chad Wiseman and F Vladimir Zharkov to Lowell (AHL).
Blues: Assigned D Tyson Strachan and F Chris Porter to Peoria (AHL).
Sharks: Assigned D Derek Joslin to Worcester (AHL) and C Logan Couture to Ottawa (OHL).
Canucks: Assigned D Nolan Baumgartner to Manitoba (AHL). Signed C Cody Hodgson to an entry-level contract.
Maple Leafs: Assigned D Richard Petiot, D Jamie Siefiers, F Robbie Earl, F Kyle Rogers, and G Justin Pogge to Toronto (AHL).
Red Wings: Assigned LW Justin Abdelkader, C Cory Emmerton, LW Jan Mursak, and C Mattias Ritola to Grand Rapids (AHL).