Movements in the world of hockey Friday:
National Hockey League
ATLANTA THRASHERS-Recalled F Joe Motzko and F Colin Stuart from Chicago (AHL). Assigned F Joey Crabb to Chicago.
DETROIT RED WINGS-Recalled C Justin Abdelkader from Grand Rapids (AHL). Assigned RW Aaron Downey to Grand Rapids.
PHOENIX COYOTES-Recalled C Alexander Nikulin from San Antonio (AHL).
American Hockey League
HARTFORD WOLF PACK-Recalled G Maxime Daigneault from Charlotte (ECHL).
QUAD CITY FLAMES-Returned G Kevin Lalande to Las Vegas (ECHL).
SPRINGFIELD FALCONS-Released F Derek Bekar.
TORONTO MARLIES-Released D Andy Schneider.
ELMIRA JACKALS-Recalled F Hank Carisio and F Obi Aduba from Danbury (EPHL).
LAS VEGAS WRANGLERS-Announced G Glenn Fisher has been loaned from Springfield (AHL).
Eastern Professional Hockey League
BROOKLYN ACES-Signed D Dan Carney.