Movements in the world of hockey Thursday:
CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS-Signed senior vice president of business operations Jay Blunk to a contract extension.
OTTAWA SENATORS-Recalled G Mike Brodeur from Binghamton (AHL).
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Assigned RW Martins Karsums to HC MVD Balashikha (KHL). Recalled G Dustin Tokarski from Norfolk (AHL).
American Hockey League
ALBANY RIVER RATS-Announced F Harrison Reed has been reassigned to the team from Florida (ECHL).
CHARLOTTE CHECKERS-Announced F Kenny Roche has been loaned to Providence (AHL).
READING ROYALS-Signed F Bryan Ewing. Announced F Stefano Giliati and D Joey Ryan have been recalled by Toronto (AHL).