Movements in the world of hockey Thursday:
National Hockey League
BOSTON BRUINS-Signed F Yannick Riendeau to an three-year contract.
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Recalled F Nikita Filatov from Syracuse (AHL).
MONTREAL CANADIENS-Recalled G Marc Denis from Hamilton (AHL).
NASHVILLE PREDATORS-Recalled F Jed Ortmeyer from Milwaukee (AHL).
SAN JOSE SHARKS-Assigned C Tom Cavanagh to Worcester (AHL).
WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Signed D Joe Finley to a two-year contract.
American Hockey League
PROVIDENCE BRUINS-Signed D David Kolomatis.
SPRINGFIELD FALCONS-Signed D Dinos Stamoulis.
SYRACUSE CRUNCH-Signed D Kevin Schmidt.
WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON PENGUINS-Signed C Joe Vitale.
LAS VEGAS WRANGLERS-Announced Manitoba (AHL) returned D Chris St. Croix. LOanded F Justin Taylor to Chicago (AHL). Signed F Kevin DeVergillo and F Garret Regan.
PHOENIX ROADRUNNERS-Announced they will cease operations at the conclusion of the 2008-09 season.