Movements in the world of hockey Wednesday:
National Hockey League
ATLANTA THRASHERS-Assigned RW Matt Siddall from Gwinnett (ECHL) to Chicago (AHL).
BUFFALO SABRES-Recalled C Nathan Gerbe from Portland (AHL).
ST. LOUIS BLUES-Assigned F Yan Stastny to Peoria (AHL).
SAN JOSE SHARKS-Recalled F Ryan Vesce from Worcester (AHL).
WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Recalled C Jay Beagle from Hershey (AHL).
ECHL-Fined Mississippi RW Mathieu Melanson an undisclosed amount for his actions during a game on Feb. 8. and the Mississippi organization an undisclosed amount for its actions at the conclusion of a game on Feb. 6.
LAS VEGAS THUNDER-Loaned F Justin Taylor to Chicago (AHL).