Movements in the world of hockey Friday:
National Hockey League
ANAHEIM DUCKS-Assigned D Mark Mitera to San Antonio (AHL).
CALGARY FLAMES-Released F Theo Fleury.
CAROLINA HURRICANES-Assigned F Zach Boychuk and F Patrick Dwyer to Albany (AHL).
CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS-Claimed LW Radek Smolenak off waivers from Tampa Bay.
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Released D Doug Lynch.
DETROIT RED WINGS-Assigned G Jordan Pearce to Grand Rapids (AHL) and D Justin DaCosta to Muskegon (IHL). Signed D Paul Crosty and F Dan Charleston. Released D Johann Kroll, D Nick Rolls, F Trent Daavettila, F Eric Giosa, F Mike Hedden, F Brandon Naurato, F Mark Nebus, F Dominic Osman and F Jonathan Trottier.
NASHVILLE PREDATORS-Reassigned G Mark Dekanich, D Jonathon Blum, F Ben Eaves and F Andreas Thuresson to Milwaukee (AHL).
ST. LOUIS BLUES-Assigned D Jonas Junland to Peoria (AHL).
VANCOUVER CANUCKS-Released F Mark Parrish.
WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Assigned C Jay Beagle and C Mathieu Perreault to Hershey (AHL)
American Hockey League
ADIRONDACK PHANTOMS-Announced G Johan Backlund has been assigned to the team by Philadelphia (NHL). Released D Devin Featherstone, D Cliff Loya, D Jeremy Swanson and D Nathan Schwartzbauer.
VICTORIA SALMON KINGS-Acquired and signed D Brandon Roach from Elmira for considerations.