Movements in the world of hockey Friday:
National Hockey League
CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS-Reassigned LW Jack Skille to Rockford (AHL).
DALLAS STARS-Placed C Steve Ott on injured reserve, retroactive to Oct. 11. Recalled C Aaron Gagnon from Texas (AHL).
NASHVILLE PREDATORS-Recalled D Cody Franson from Milwaukee (AHL).
PHOENIX COYOTES-Recalled F Kevin Porter from San Antonio (AHL).
WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Recalled G Braden Holtby from South Carolina (ECHL).
American Hockey League
AHL-Suspended Albany LW Nicolas Blanchard for one game as a result of his actions in an Oct. 14 game vs. Norfolk.
VICTORIA SALMON KINGS-Announced G David Shantz was recalled by Abbotsford (AHL).
International Hockey League
PORT HURON ICEHAWKS-Acquired the rights to F Derek Patrosso from Bloomington for the rights to RW Jamie Carroll.