National Hockey League
NHL-Suspended Phoenix F Francis Lessard for the remainder of preseason and three regular-season games as the result of a game misconduct penalty in a preseason game against Anaheim on Sept. 18. Suspended Los Angeles D Sean O'Donnell for the remainder of preseason and two regular-season games as the result of a match penalty in a preseason game against the N.Y. Islanders on Tuesday.
NHL PLAYERS ASSOCIATION-Announced the retirement of G Olaf Kolzig.
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Assigned G Dan LaCosta and G Kevin Lalande to Syracuse (AHL).
NEW YORK ISLANDERS-Assigned LW Sean Bentivoglio, LW Justin DiBenedetto, C Tyler Haskins, LW Jesse Joensuu, G Nathan Lawson and RW Tony Romano to Bridgeport (AHL).
SAN JOSE SHARKS-Signed C Manny Malhotra.
IDAHO STEELHEADS-Agreed to terms with F Ashton Rome.