Movements in the world of hockey:
National Hockey League
ATLANTA THRASHERS-Claimed F Mark Recchi off waivers from Pittsburgh.
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Activated D Duvie Westcott from injured reserve. Placed RW David Vyborny on injured reserve. Recalled C Derek MacKenzie from Syracuse (AHL).
DALLAS STARS-Assigned RW Junior Lessard to Iowa (AHL).
LOS ANGELES KINGS-Activated LW Scott Thornton from injured reserve. Assigned D Jon Klemm to Manchester (AHL).
PHOENIX COYOTES-Assigned D Brendan Bell and RW Bill Thomas to San Antonio (AHL) and F Olivier Latendresse and F Alex Leavitt to Arizona (CHL).
American Hockey League
HAMILTON BULLDOGS-Recalled F David Desharnais and D Jon Gleed from Cincinnati (ECHL).
QUAD CITY FLAMES-Recalled G Kevin Lalande from Las Vegas (ECHL).
CHARLOTTE CHECKERS-Loaned G Curtis Darling to Syracuse (AHL).