Movements in the world of hockey Wednesday:
National Hockey League
BUFFALO SABRES-Claimed LW Matt Ellis off waivers from Los Angeles.
CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS-Assigned F Evan Brophey, F Petri Kontiola and F Pascal Pelletier to Rockford (AHL).
EDMONTON OILERS-Assigned G Devan Dubnyk, LW Adam Huxley, LW Liam Reddox, C Tim Sestito, C Tyler Spurgeon and LW Viacheslav Trukhno to Springfield (AHL). Waived C Ryan Potulny and RW Carl Corazzini. Released RW Guillaume Lefebvre.
MINNESOTA WILD-Assigned LW Ryan Hamilton and LW Petr Kalus to Houston (AHL).
NASHVILLE PREDATORS-Assigned G Drew MacIntyre to Milwaukee (AHL).
PHILADELPHIA FLYERS-Signed D Luca Sbisa.
PITTSBURGH PENGUINS-Traded the rights to D Michal Sersen to Tampa Bay for a 2009 fifth-round draft pick.
SAN JOSE SHARKS-Assigned C Tom Cavanagh, D Jason Demers, G Thomas Greiss, LW Jamie McGinn, D Michael Wilson and C Steven Zalewski to Worcester (AHL).
VANCOUVER CANUCKS-Assigned C Mark Cullen, LW Jason Jaffray and D Jimmy Sharrow to Manitoba (AHL).
American Hockey League
MANITOBA MOOSE-Released LW Trent Campbell, G Jonathan Murray, G Krister Toews and LW Mike Wuchterl. Assigned D Jordie Benn, C Jacob Dietrich and D Matt Kelly to Victoria (ECHL), G Rejean Beauchemin and C Blaine Jarvis to Idaho (ECHL), LW Patrick Bordeleau to Augusta (ECHL), D Wes Cunningham to Florida (ECHL) and LW Chris Robertson to New Mexico (CHL).
HARTFORD WOLF PACKS-Announced the N.Y. Rangers as assigned F Evgeny Grachev to Brampton (OHL) and returned G Antoine Lafleur to Rouyn-Noranda (QMJHL).
TORONTO MARLIES-Loaned G Michael Ouzas to Reading (ECHL). Released LW Mark O'Leary, C Brian Ihnacak and D Shawn Snider
LAS VEGAS WRANGLERS-Agreed to terms with C Mike Hamilton and D Michael Beynon.
PHOENIX ROADRUNNERS-Agreed to terms with F Stephen Peat.
Ontario Hockey League
WINDSOR SPITFIRES-Announced International Ice Hockey Federation approved transfer of F Andrei Loktionov from Lokomotiv Yaroslavl of Russian Super League to Windsor.
Quebec Major Junior Hockey League
ROUYN-NORANDA HUSKIES-Acquired G Antoine Lafleur from P.E.I. for eighth-round draft pick.