Movements in the world of hockey Thursday:
National Hockey League
ATLANTA THRASHERS-Signed F Spencer Machacek.
CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS-Assigned D Niklas Hjalmarsson to Rockford (AHL).
LOS ANGELES KINGS-Recalled G Daniel Taylor from Manchester (AHL).
American Hockey League
AHL-Suspended Lake Erie D Dale Purinton for three games for his actions in a game on March 26.
CHICAGO WOLVES-Recalled C Matt Anderson from Gwinnett (ECHL). Signed D Jared Nightingale.
MANITOBA MOOSE-Released F Mark Derlago.
SPRINGFIELD FALCONS-Recalled G Glenn Fisher from Stockton (ECHL).