Jay Feaster has been fired as general manager of the Calgary Flames, with the team in next-to-last place in the Western Conference.
The Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard was injured a knee in practice Wednesday.
The Carolina Hurricanes have activated forward Alexander Semin from injured reserve.
Anaheim Ducks defenseman Alex Grant has been reassigned to the minors despite scoring a goal on each of his first two NHL shots.
Backup goalie Michal Neuvirth is being loaned by the Washington Capitals to their AHL affiliate in Hershey for a conditioning program after missing time with a lower-body injury.
Ottawa Senators defenseman Jared Cowen was suspended for two games by the NHL on Wednesday for a hit to the head against Buffalo's Zemgus Girgensons.
Tampa Bay forward Richard Panik was suspended for two games without pay by the NHL for boarding Washington defenseman Karl Alzner.
New York Rangers captain Ryan Callahan will be sidelined for four to six weeks because of a sprained left knee sustained Tuesday night in a 4-1 loss to the Nashville Predators.
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman says he believes players are learning how to hit and check without violating the league's new safety rules.