Movements in the world of hockey Thursday:
National Hockey League
ANAHEIM DUCKS-Assigned F Erik Christensen to Manitoba (ECHL) for conditioning.
CAROLINA HURRICANES-Placed G Cam Ward on the long-term injured list and C Eric Staal on injured reserve. Recalled F Patrick Dwyer from Albany (AHL). Loaned D Benn Olson from Albany to Florida (ECHL).
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Activated F Raffi Torres off injured reserve.
DALLAS STARS-Placed F Fabian Brunnstrom on injured reserve. Recalled C Warren Peters from Texas (AHL).
DETROIT RED WINGS-Assigned G Daniel Larsson to Grand Rapids (AHL). Reassigned D Sebastien Piche from Grand Rapids to Toledo (ECHL).
LOS ANGELES KINGS-Activated D Alec Martinez from injured reserve and assigned him to Manchester (AHL).
MONTREAL CANADIENS-Assigned F Greg Stewart to Hamilton (AHL) for conditioning.
WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Recalled D John Carlson from Hershey (AHL).
ECHL-Suspended Florida D Brad Zanon one game and fined him an undisclosed amount for a major-boarding penalty and game misconduct against Reading on Wednesday.