Movements in the world of hockey Monday:
National Hockey League
ATLANTA THRASHERS-Reassigned C Bryan Little and D Boris Valabik to Chicago (AHL) and D Chad Denny to Gwinnett (ECHL).
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Signed D Grant Clitsome to a three-year contract. Assigned F Gilbert Brule, F Zenon Konopka, F Joakim Lindstrom, F Adam Pineault, F Tom Sestito and D Clay Wilson to Syracuse (AHL).
DALLAS STARS-Signed D Nicklas Grossman to a two-year contract. Recalled G Tobias Stephan from Iowa (AHL). Sent RW Konstantin Pushkarev to Iowa.
American Hockey League
HARTFORD WOLF PACK-Released D Brad Brown.
NORFOLK ADMIRALS-Reassigned RW Marek Kvapil to Mississippi (ECHL).
PEORIA RIVERMEN-Announced G Hannu Toivonen has been assigned to the team by St. Louis (NHL). Re-signed F Eric Neilson. Added D Stephen Wood and D Joe Grimaldi to the roster. Released D Jason Dest, D Jim Jackson and F Ryan Murphy.
SPRINGFIELD FALCONS-Released D Mike Gabinet and G Bryan Pitton. Reassigned F Jonas Almtorp, F Stephane Goulet and D Brad Farynuk to Stockton (ECHL).
PHOENIX ROADRUNNERS-Announced G Taylor Dakers has been reassigned by the San Jose Sharks to Worcester (AHL). Loaned D Gerard Miller to Milwaukee (AHL).