Movements in the world of hockey Thursday:
National Hockey League
CALGARY FLAMES-Assigned F David Van der Gulik to Quad City (AHL).
PHILADELPHIA FLYERS-Agreed to terms with G Johan Backlund on a one-year contract. Recalled D Danny Syvret from Philadelphia (AHL).
American Hockey League
SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE-Recalled G Joel Gistedt from Arizona (CHL).
Central Hockey League
BOSSIER-SHREVEPORT MUDBUGS-Signed F Tyler Stella.
ECHL-Suspended Stockton RW James Bates one game and fined him an undisclosed amount for a major-game misconduct penalty for boarding against Victoria on March 24.
Major League Lacrosse
CHICAGO MACHINE-Claimed M Greg Gurenlian off waivers. Placed A Conor Ford on waivers.
DENVER OUTLAWS-Claimed G Adam Fullerton from the player pool. Placed A Wes Green on waivers.
LONG ISLAND LIZARDS-Claimed A Derek Cherney from the player pool. Placed M Brad Heritage on waivers.