Hockey transactions

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Movements in the world of hockey Friday:

NHL:

CAROLINA HURRICANES-Recalled LW Drayson Bowman from Albany (AHL). Reassigned F Jerome Samson to Albany.

ST. LOUIS BLUES-Assigned F Derek Armstrong to Peoria (AHL).

WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Recalled D John Carlson from Hershey (AHL).

American Hockey League

AHL-Suspended San Antonio RW Francis Lessard for three games as a result of his actions in a Jan. 14 game vs. Chicago.

GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS-Released D Ryan Stokes and D Johann Kroll.

MANITOBA MOOSE-Signed G Rejean Beauchemin. Released G Stefan Drew. Recalled C Derek LeBlanc from Rapid City (CHL).

MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS-Signed C Oren Eizenman.

PROVIDENCE BRUINS-Signed F Kenny Roche.

ECHL

ELMIRA JACKALS-Signed F Bear Trapp. Announced D Michael Busto has been assigned to the team by Hamilton (AHL). Loaned G Tyler Sims to Binghamton (AHL). Added G John Sellars to the roster.

VICTORIA SALMON KINGS-Announced D Tim Wedderburn and F Andy Brandt have been loaned to Lake Erie (AHL).

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