Hockey transactions

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Movements in the world of hockey Wednesday:

National Hockey League

COLORADO AVALANCHE-Activated F Ian Laperriere from injured reserve. Assigned F Wyatt Smith to Lake Erie (AHL).

DALLAS STARS-Placed D Philippe Boucher on injured reserve. Recalled F Junior Lessard from Iowa (AHL).

MONTREAL CANADIENS-Recalled F Maxim Lapierre and D Ryan O'Byrne from Hamilton (AHL). Assigned F Mikhail Grabovski to Hamilton.

American Hockey League

ALBANY RIVER RATS-Returned on loan RW Kirk MacDonald to Florida (ECHL).

NORFOLK ADMIRALS-Assigned D Andy Rogers to Mississippi (ECHL).

PEORIA RIVERMEN-Recalled D Neil Komadoski from Alaska (ECHL).

ECHL

CHARLOTTE CHECKERS-Traded F Mike Falk to Johnstown for future considerations.

Central Hockey League

ROCKY MOUNTAIN RAGE-Signed G Hugh Boylan.

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