=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Wednesday, October 22, 2014 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim - Claimed catcher Jackson Williams off waivers
from the Colorado Rockies.
Minnesota Twins - Declined a club option on pitcher Jared Burton for the 2015
=== BASKETBALL ===
Denver Nuggets - Waived forwards Jerelle Benimon and Marcus Williams.
Memphis Grizzlies - Waived forward Earl Clark and center Hassan Whiteside.
Oklahoma City Thunder - Exercised club options on center Steven Adams, guard
Jeremy Lamb and forwards Andre Robinson and Perry Jones.
Utah Jazz - Waived forward Jack Cooley and guard Dahntay Jones.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Denver Broncos - Signed linebacker Shaquil Barrett to the practice squad.
New England Patriots - Acquired linebacker Akeem Ayers from the Tennessee
Titans for undisclosed compensation; released linebacker Ja'Gared Davis.
Tennessee Titans - Signed tight end Richard Gordon; agreed to terms with
linebacker Nate Askew and wide receiver Derek Moye to join the practice squad.
=== HOCKEY ===
Carolina Hurricanes - Placed forward Eric Staal on injured reserve; recalled
forward Brody Sutter from Charlotte (AHL).
Colorado Avalanche - Assigned goaltender Sami Aittokallio to Lake Erie (AHL).
Montreal Canadiens - Assigned defenseman Nathan Beaulieu and forward Michael
Bournival to Hamilton (AHL).
New York Islanders - Placed forward Mikhail Grabovski on injured reserve;
waived forward Colin McDonald; recalled forward Anders Lee from Bridgeport
Pittsburgh Penguins - Recalled defenseman Scott Harrington and forward Andrew
Ebbett from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL); assigned goaltender Eric Hartzell to