Movements in the world of hockey Wednesday:
National Hockey League
ATLANTA THRASHERS-Assigned LW Colin Stuart to Chicago (AHL).
CALGARY FLAMES-Signed D Dion Phaneuf to a six-year contract extension.
CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS-Named Tony Esposito team ambassador.
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Signed LW Jason Chimera to a four-year contract extension through the 2011-12 season. Recalled G Steve Mason from Kitchener (OHL) and Joakim Lindstrom from Syracuse (AHL). Assigned D Duvie Westcott to Syracuse.
MINNESOTA WILD-Assigned G Nolan Schaefer to Houston (AHL).
NEW YORK ISLANDERS-Recalled C Jeremy Colliton from Bridgeport (AHL) on an emergency basis.
NEW YORK RANGERS-Recalled F Greg Moore from Hartford (AHL). Assigned F Dany Byers to Hartford.
American Hockey League
MANITOBA MOOSE-Signed D Jim Jackson to tryout.
SPRINGFIELD FALCONS-Announced C Patrick Thoresen has been assigned to the team by Edmonton (NHL).
SPRINGFIELD FALCONS-Assigned F David Rohlfs to Stocketon (ECHL).
SYRACUSE CRUNCH-Announced LW Kirill Starkov has been reassigned from Youngstown (CHL).
ELMIRA JACKALS-Loaned RW Chaz Johnson to Rochester (AHL).
INDIANAPOLIS CHECKERS-Announced the N.Y. Rangers have reassigned F Bruce Graham to Hartford (AHL).
PHOENIX ROADRUNNERS-Announced the trade with Dayton for D Ryan Reid has been voided by the ECHL after Reid failed his physical. Acquired D Taylor Christie and D Tom Sawatske from Dayton to C Scott Kelman and D Corey LeClair.