Movements in the world of hockey Thursday:
National Hockey League
BOSTON BRUINS-Reassigned D Matt Lashoff to Providence (AHL).
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Recalled D Kris Russell from Syracuse (AHL). Placed RW Derek Dorsett on injured reserve.
EDMONTON OILERS-Assigned C Tim Sestito to Springfield (AHL).
FLORIDA PANTHERS-Traded RW Wade Belak to Nashville for C Nick Tarnasky.
OTTAWA SENATORS-Placed D Luke Richardson on waivers.
PITTSBURGH PENGUINS-Recalled F Janne Pesonen from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
ST. LOUIS BLUES-Assigned D Steve Wagner to Peoria (AHL).
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Recalled RW Steve Downie and D Matt Smaby from Norfolk (AHL).
American Hockey League
NORFOLK ADMIRALS-Recalled F Mathieu Curadeau from Fort Wayne (IHL).
ALASKA ACES-Signed F Lance Galbraith.
FRESNO FALCONS-Announced D Brad Brown was returned from Quad City (AHL).
GWINNETT GLADIATORS-Announced D Scott Marchesi was returned from Chicago (AHL).
JOHNSTOWN CHIEFS-Announced F Codey Burki was recalled by Lake Erie (AHL).
READING ROYALS-Loaned D Patrick Wellar to Hershey (AHL).
WHEELING NAILERS-Released G Billy Higgins.