National Hockey League
ANAHEIM DUCKS-Reassigned RW Bjorn Melin to Portland of the AHL.
COLORADO AVALANCHE-Recalled F Ben Guite from Albany of the AHL.
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Recalled D Filip Novak from Syracuse of the AHL.
MINNESOTA WILD-Recalled D Erik Reitz from Houston of the AHL. Assigned RW Joel Ward to Houston.
NASHVILLE PREDATORS-Signed F Rich Peverley to a two-year contract.
NEW YORK RANGERS-Agreed to terms with F Martin Straka on a one-year contract extension.
American Hockey League
AHL-Suspended Syracuse F Darcy Verot three games for his actions during a Jan. 13 game.
CHICAGO WOLVES-Signed D Brian Lee.
GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS-Announced the Detroit Red Wings assigned F Evan McGrath to Toledo of the ECHL.
WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON PENGUINS-Recalled F Tim Wallace from Wheeling of the ECHL.
TOLEDO STORM-Announced Manchester of the AHL recalled D Paul Crosty.