Movements in the world of hockey Wednesday:
National Hockey League
ANAHEIM DUCKS-Traded LW Joakim Lindstrom to Phoenix for D Logan Stephenson and assigned Stephenson to Iowa (AHL).
CAROLINA HURRICANES-Fired coach Peter Laviolette. Named Paul Maurice coach and Ron Francis associate coach.
NASHVILLE PREDATORS-Assigned F Jed Ortmeyer to Milwaukee (AHL).
NEW JERSEY DEVILS-Sent D Anssi Salmela to Lowell (AHL). Recalled D Jay Leach from Lowell.
PHOENIX COYOTES-Assigned LW Joakim Lindstrom to San Antonio (AHL).
SAN JOSE SHARKS-Recalled RW Tom Cavanagh from Worcester (AHL). Reassigned RW Riley Armstrong to Worcester.
American Hockey League
WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON PENGUINS-Recalled G Curtis Darling from Wheeling (ECHL).
BAKERSFIELD CONDORS-Acquired C Brett Pilkington from Trenton for future considerations. Signed F Nick Pernula.
LAS VEGAS WRANGLERS-Loaned F Mike Hamilton to Houston (AHL).
READING ROYALS-Announced D Patrick Wellar has been returned from Hershey (AHL).
Central Hockey League
TEXAS BRAHMAS-Announced F Jason Deitsch was recalled by Houston (AHL). Waived F Brett Connolly.