Movements in the world of hockey Wednesday:
National Hockey League
NHL-Suspended Chicago LW Ben Eager for three games, without pay, for swinging his stick at Dallas LW Sean Avery during a game on Oct. 2.
ANAHEIM DUCKS-Recalled G David LeNeveu from Iowa (AHL).
BOSTON BRUINS-Assigned F Vladimir Sobotka to Providence (AHL).
BUFFALO SABRES-Placed F Paul Gaustad on injured reserve. Assigned D Mike Weber to Portland (AHL).
CAROLINA HURRICANES-Placed RW Scott Walker on the injured list and RW Justin Williams on the non-roster injured list.
CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS-Claimed D Doug Janik off waivers from Dallas and traded him back to Dallas for a conditional draft pick.
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Assigned RW Derek Dorsett, C Nikita Filatov, C Craig MacDonald, C Derek MacKenzie and D Aaron Rome to Syracuse (AHL). Placed LW Raffi Torres on the injured list, retroactive to Sept. 29.
DALLAS STARS-Assigned D Ivan Vishnevskiy to Peoria (AHL).
MINNESOTA WILD-Reassigned G Barry Brust to Houston (AHL). Placed D Kurtis Foster and D John Scott on injured reserve.
NASHVILLE PREDATORS-Assigned F Antii Pihlstrom to Milwaukee (AHL).
NEW YORK ISLANDERS-Claimed C Nate Thompson off waivers from Boston. Assigned D Brett Skinner to Bridgeport (AHL).
PITTSBURGH PENGUINS-Assigned F Janne Pesonen and G John Curry to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
PHOENIX COYOTES-Assigned D Matt Jones and C Garth Murray to San Antonio (AHL). Placed D Jonas Ahnelov on the injured list.
SAN JOSE SHARKS-Re-signed LW Tomas Plihal and D Alexei Semenov. Assigned D Kyle McLaren to Worcester (AHL).
VANCOUVER CANUCKS-Assigned F Matt Pettinger, F Jeff Cowan and F Jason Krog to Peoria (AHL).
American Hockey League
HARTFORD WOLF PACK-Signed D Ethan Graham. Released F Sergei Demagin.
NORFOLK ADMIRALS-Signed D Brent Henley.
WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON PENGUINS-Signed D Jean-Phillipe Cote.
READING ROYALS-Announced Toronto (NHL) assigned F Tyler Doig, F Joe Cooper and F Dan Rudisuela to the team and Manchester (AHL) returned F Michael Cohen and D Dinos Stamoulis to the team. Released F Matt Bragg. Loaned D Kevin Schaeffer to Binghamton (AHL). Traded the rights to F Charlie Kronschnabel to Bakersfield for future considerations.