Movements in the world of hockey Thursday:
National Hockey League
EDMONTON OILERS-Placed D Denis Grebeshkov on injured reserve. Recalled D Theo Peckham from Springfield (AHL).
ST. LOUIS BLUES-Activated G Ben Bishop from injured reserve. Assigned G Chris Holt to Peoria (AHL).
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Assigned D Janne Niskala to Norfolk (AHL).
VANCOUVER CANUCKS-Assigned D Lawrence Nycholat to Manitoba (AHL).
American Hockey League
NORFOLK ADMIRALS-Announced Tampa Bay (NHL) have assigned F Justin Keller to the team from Augusta (ECHL).
SYRACUSE CRUNCH-Assigned C Ryan Garlock to Johnstown (ECHL).
CHARLOTTE CHECKERS-Loaned F Matthew Ford to Hartford (AHL).
READING ROYALS-Announced D Kevin Schaeffer has been returned to the team from Binghamton (AHL).
International Hockey League
FLINT GENERALS-Signed C John Kozoriz.
KALAMAZOO WINGS-Signed F Rick Cleaver.
Eastern Professional Hockey League
DANBURY MAD HATTERS-Signed F Jeff Mead, F Charles Harvey and F Adam Sinewitz.