National Hockey League
CALGARY FLAMES—Assigned F Ryan Christie to Saint John of the AHL.
EDMONTON OILERS—Assigned D Marc-Andre Bergeron, D Jan Horacek, D Alexander Liubimov, D Alain Nasreddine, D Alexei Semenov, F Greg Leeb and F Craig Reichert to Hamilton of the AHL.
LOS ANGELES KINGS—Assigned LW Derek Bekar, C Chris Schmidt, G Travis Scott and D Richard Seeley to Manchester of the AHL. Returned C Jared Aulin and C Yanick Lehoux to their junior clubs.
MINNESOTA WILD—Signed RW Kyle Wanvig.
NEW JERSEY DEVILS—Assigned D Daryl Andrews, D Joel Dezainde, D Alex Johnstone, D Mikko Jokela, D Andre Lakos, D Lucas Nehrling, D Victor Uchevatov, F Scott Cameron, F Brett Clouthier, F Sylvain Cloutier, F Ted Drury, F Jason Lehoux, F Carlyle Lewis, F Richard Rochefort and F Rob Skrlac to Albany of the AHL. Returned D Phil Cole, D Deryk Engelland, F Robin Leblanc, F Warren McCutcheon, F Brandon Nolan and F Igor Pohanka to their junior clubs.
PHOENIX COYOTES—Signed F Martin Podlesak to a three-year contract.
VANCOUVER CANUCKS—Assigned C Nathan Smith to Swift Current of the WHL and G Alex Auld, D Ryan Bonni, D Regan Darby, F Fedor Fedorov, D Darrell Hay, RW Pat Kavanagh, LW Denis Martynyuk, G Alfie Michaud, C Brandon Reid, LW Ryan Ready, C Jeff Scissons, D Rene Vydareny, F Jimmy Roy and D Brian Chapman to Manitoba of the AHL.