Movements in the world of hockey Thursday:
National Hockey League
CALGARY FLAMES-Recalled F Eric Nystrom from Quad City (AHL).
LOS ANGELES KINGS-Activated D Rob Blake from injured reserve.
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Recalled RW Junior Lessard from Norfolk (AHL). Assigned F Zbynek Hrdel and F Marek Kvapil to Norfolk from Mississippi (ECHL).
CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS - Recalled F Kris Versteeg and D Niklas Hjalmarsson from Rockford (AHL).
WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Assigned LW Chris Bourque to Hershey (AHL).
American Hockey League
ALBANY RIVER RATS-Announced C Kiel McLeod has been assigned to the team from Victoria (ECHL). Announced D Chris Murray has been addded to the roster.
MANITOBA MOOSE - Released D Jim Jackson.
HAMILTON BULLDOGS-Announed Montreal has assigned F Ryan Russell to Cincinnati (ECHL).
HARTFORD WOLF PACK-Announced the N.Y. Rangers assigned C Bruce Graham to the team from Charlotte (ECHL).
NORFOLK ADMIRALS-Acquired F David Koci on loan from Chicago (NHL). Announced Tampa Bay (NHL) have loaned D Justin Fletcher to Rockford (AHL).
TORONTO MARLIES-Recalled F Michel Leveille from Columbia (ECHL). Signed F Jeff Miles and C Matt Grennier.