Movements in the world of hockey Wednesday:
National Hockey League
BUFFALO SABRES-Signed F Derek Whitmore a two-year contract.
CAROLINA HURRICANES-Signed F Brandon Sutter to a three-year contract and assigned him to Albany (AHL).
EDMONTON OILERS-Signed D Harlan Anderson.
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Recalled G Marc Denis from Norfolk (AHL). Assigned G Jonathan Boutin to Norfolk.
WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Signed F Jay Beagle to a two-year contract. Assigned D Sami Lepisto to the Hershey (AHL).
American Hockey League
GRAND RAPID GRIFFINS-Announced G Jimmy Howard has been assigned to the team by Detroit (NHL).
HARTFORD WOLF PACK-Announced C Bruce Graham has been reassigned to Charlotte (ECHL).
SPRINGFIELD FALCONS-Signed F Bryan Ewing.
PHOENIX ROADRUNNERS-Agreed to terms with F Matt Carter and D Rob Dmytruk.
UTAH GRIZZLIES-Announced G Mike Mole has been called up by the New York Islanders. Announced F Olivier Labelle has been reassigned from Bridgeport (AHL) and F Keith Johnson has been recalled to Bridgeport. Signed F Ryan Cruthers.