Movements in the world of hockey Wednesday:
National Hockey League
ATLANTA THRASHERS-Assigned D Joel Kwiatkowski and F Jordan LaVallee to Chicago (AHL).
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Assigned D Marc Methot to Syracuse (AHL).
FLORIDA PANTHERS-Signed D Jason Garrison.
LOS ANGELES KING-Assigned G Daniel Taylor to Reading (ECHL).
MINNESOTA WILD-Signed F Ryan Jones and assigned him to Houston (AHL).
MONTREAL CANADIENS-Recalled F Matt D'Agostini and F Greg Stewart from Hamilton (AHL).
NEW YORK RANGERS-Agreed to terms with F Ryan Hillier.
PHOENIX COYOTES-Signed D Nick Ross and assigned him to San Antonio (AHL).
SAN JOSE SHARKS-Assigned D Ty Wishart and LW Jamie McGinn to Worcester (AHL).
American Hockey League
AHL-Suspended Quad City LW Brandon Prust for one game for his actions in a game on April 1.
PROVIDENCE BRUINS-Announced Boston (NHL) assigned D Matt Lashoff to the team.
SYRACUSE CRUNCH-Announced Columbus (NHL) returned D Marc Methot.
ECHL-Suspended Florida D Ryan Van Buskirk one game for his actions in a game on April 1.
LAS VEGAS WRANGLERS-Returned C Curtis Fraser to San Antonio (AHL).