Movements in the world of hockey Wednesday:
National Hockey League
DETROIT RED WINGS-Assigned RW Darren McCarty to Grand Rapids (AHL). Recalled F Darren Helm from Grand Rapids.
ST. LOUIS BLUES-Assigned F Chris Porter to Peoria (AHL).
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Reassigned D Jamie Heward to Norfolk (AHL).
TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS-Recalled F Andre Deveaux from Toronto (AHL).
WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Recalled D Karl Alzner, D Sami Lepisto, F Chris Bourque and F Graham Mink from Hershey (AHL).
American Hockey League
MANITOBA MOOSE-Recalled F Mark Derlago from Bakersfield (ECHL).
PEORIA RIVERMEN-Signed F Ross Carlson.
QUAD CITY FLAMES-Released D Brad Brown. Announced D Gord Baldwin has been assigned to the team from Las Vegas (ECHL).
SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE-Traded C Grant Potulny to Norfolk for future considerations. ECHL
ECHL-Suspended Phoenix LW James McEwan for two games as a result of his actions in a Nov. 23 game at Fresno.
READING ROYALS-Signed G Bryan Bridges.
Eastern Professional Hockey League
DANBURY MAD HATTERS-Acquired D Eric Lind from Hudson Valley for player to be named. Signed F Dillon Duncan. Activated F Duane Whitehead from team suspension. Waived F Anthony Becker, F Adam Sinewitz and F Gerald Cioffi.
HUDSON VALLEY BEARS-Signed G Matt Trusz, F Tony Troccia, F Mike Dardzinski and D Kevin Dardzinski.
JERSEY ROCKHOPPERS-Announced G Rob Lemelin was returned by Reading (ECHL). Released G Kevin Burke. LACROSSE
National Lacrosse League
PORTLAND LUMERJAX-Released F Trent Smalley and D Paddy Corrigan.