=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Thursday, October 16, 2014 ===
=== BASKETBALL ===
Milwaukee Bucks -Exercised the third-year contract option on forward Giannis
Antetokuompo and the fourth-year contract option on forward John Henson;
waived forwards Chris Wright and Elijah Millsap.
Washington Wizards - Waived center Daniel Orton.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Chicago Bears - Waived offensive lineman Taylor Boggs off injured reserve with
an injury settlement.
Montreal Alouettes (CFL) - Released quarterback Troy Smith.
New England Patriots - Placed linebacker Jerod Mayo and running back Stevan
Ridley on injured reserve; signed offensive lineman Chris Barker and running
back Jonas Gray from the practice squad to the 53-man roster.
=== HOCKEY ===
Buffalo Sabres - Assigned defensemen Jake McCabe and Mark Pysyk to Rochester
Calgary Flames - Placed right wing David Jones on injured reserve; recalled
center Josh Jooris from Adirondack (AHL).
Colorado Avalanche - Placed goaltender Semyon Varlamov on injured reserve;
recalled goaltender Calvin Pickard from Lake Erie (AHL).
Detroit Red Wings - Assigned center Andy Miele to Grand Rapids (AHL).
New York Islanders - Activated defenseman Calvin de Haan from injured reserve;
loaned defenseman Griffin Reinhart to Bridgeport (AHL).
Tampa Bay Lightning - Assigned forward Jonathan Drouin to Syracuse (AHL) on a