Hockey transactions

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National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS-Signed D Brendan Mikkelson to a three-year contract.

ATLANTA THRASHERS-Activated D Steve McCarthy from injured reserve.

DALLAS STARS-Recalled D Nicklas Grossman and LW Mathias Tjarnqvist from Iowa of the AHL.

EDMONTON OILERS-Assigned G Jeff Deslauriers to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the AHL.

MINNESOTA WILD-Recalled D Shawn Belle from Houston of the AHL.

NEW YORK RANGERS-Assigned RW Rick Kozak to Memphis of the CHL.

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS-Waived LW John LeClair. Assigned F Andre Roy to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the AHL and D Paul Bissonnette to Wheeling of the ECHL.

American Hockey League

ALBANY RIVER RATS-Recalled G Kris Mayotte from Arizona of the CHL.

GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS-Released D Philippe Plante.

SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE-Assigned G Mike Morrison to Phoenix of the ECHL.

ECHL

CHARLOTTE CHECKERS-Released G David Cacciola.

PHOENIX ROADRUNNERS-Released G Kevin Reiter.

Central Hockey League

AUSTIN ICE BATS -Signed C Ray Smegal.

BOSSIER-SHREVEPORT MUDBUGS-Traded the rights to G David Cacciola to New Mexico for future considerations.

MEMPHIS RIVERKINGS-Signed G Brad Buss.

ODESSA JACKALOPES-Waived RW B.J. Pelkey.

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