Movements in the world of hockey Wednesday:
National Hockey League
BOSTON BRUINS-Assigned F Vladimir Sobotka to Providence (AHL).
DETROIT RED WINGS-Recalled LW Ville Leino from Grand Rapids (AHL).
EDMONTON OILERS-Fired coach Craig MacTavish.
MINNESOTA WILD-Assigned C/LW Peter Olvecky to Houston (AHL).
MONTREAL CANADIENS-Signed F Dany Masse to a three-year contract.
OTTAWA SENATORS-Signed RW Ryan Shannon to a one-year contract.
American Hockey League
GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS-Signed LW Dick Axelsson.
HARTFORD WOLF PACK-Announced the N.Y. Rangers assigned D Tomas Kundratek to the team from Medicine (WHL).