=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Friday, September 14, 2012 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Chicago White Sox - Recalled pitcher Jhan Marinez from Charlotte (IL).
Kansas City Royals - Recalled outfielder Jason Bourgeois from Omaha (PCL).
Miami Marlins - Transferred infielder/outfielder Emilio Bonifacio to the 60-
day disabled list; Selected the contract of infielder Gil Velazquez from New
Texas Rangers - Announced the extension of a player development contract with
Frisco (Texas) through the 2018 season.
=== BASKETBALL ===
Los Angeles Clippers - Signed forward Matt Barnes.
Los Angeles Lakers - Signed guard Darius Johnson-Odom.
Utah Jazz - Signed guard Kevin Murphy.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Cincinnati Bengals - Placed linebacker Thomas Howard on injured reserve;
signed linebacker Roddrick Muckelroy.
Denver Broncos - Waived/injured wide receiver D'Andre Goodwin.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Re-signed guard/tackle Derek Hardman; released
defensive lineman Wallace Gilberry.
=== HOCKEY ===
Anaheim Ducks - Assigned goaltenders Frederik Andersen, Igor Babkov and Marco
Cousineay, forwards Josh Brittain, Corey Elkins, Emerson Etem, Peter Holland,
Matt Kennedy, Ryan Lasch, Brandon McMillan, John Mitchell, Kyle Palmieri and
Devante Smith-Petty and defensemen Mat Clark and Sami Vatanen to Norfolk
(AHL); assigned goaltender John Gibson and forward Rickard Rakell to their
junior teams; assigned forward Max Friberg and defenseman Tim Heed to Sweden.
Buffalo Sabres - Assigned forwards Luke Adam, Riley Boychuk, Brian Flynn,
Marcus Foligno, Zemus Girgensons, Cody Hodgson, Jacob Lagace, Jonathan Parker,
Kevin Sundher, Shawn Szydlowski, Corey Tropp and Phil Varone, defensemen Alex
Biega, Nick Crawford, Jerome Gauthier-Leduc, Matt MacKenzie, Brayden McNabb
and Mark Pysyk and goaltenders Connor Knapp and Nathan Lieuwen to Rochester
(AHL); assigned forward Kevin Porter and defenseman Nick Tarnasky to Rochester
(AHL) pending waivers; assigned forward Joel Armia to Assat (SM-liiga) and
forwards Daniel Catenacci and Mikhail Grigorenko to their respective junior
clubs; signed goaltender Andrey Makarov to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Calgary Flames - Assigned forwards Sven Baertschi, Carter Bancks, Lance Bouma,
Tyler Elson, Michael Ferland, Roman Horak, Gaelen Patterson, Max Reinhart, Ben
Street, Mitch Wahl, Bryan Cameron, David Eddy, Ryan Howse and Greg Nemisz and
defensemen Chris Breen, T.J. Brodie, James Martin and Brady Lamb to Abbotsford
(AHL); assigned goaltender Joni Ortio to HIFK Helsinki (Finland Elite).
Columbus Blue Jackets - Assigned forwards Cam Atkinson, Jonathan Audy-
Marchessault, Matt Calvert, Michael Chaput, Sean Collins, Oliver Gabriel, Jake
Hansen, Ryan Johansen, Tomas Kubalik and Dalton Smith, defensemen Anton
Blomqvist, Tim Erixon, Cody Goloubef, Austin Madaisky, John Moore, Dalton
Prout, Theo Ruth, David Savard and Will Weber and goaltender Allen York to
Dallas Stars - Signed goaltender Kari Lehtonen to a five-year contract
extension; assigned forwards Alex Chiasson, Cody Eakin, Matt Fraser, Luke
Gazdic, Scott Glennie, Tristan King, Travis Morin, Toby Petersen, Antoine
Roussell, Colton Sceviour, Austin Smith, Reilly Smith, Mathieu Tousignant,
Tomas Vincour and Francis Wathier, defensemen Jordie Benn, Jace Coyle, Brenden
Dillon, Maxime Fortunus, Hubert Labrie, Patrik Nemeth, Jamie Oleksiak and
Tyler Sloan and goaltenders Cristopher Nihlstorp, Tyler Beskorowany and Jack
Campbell to Texas (AHL); assigned forwards Radek Faksa, Brett Ritchie and
Matej Stransky, goaltender Maxime Lagace and defenseman Troy Vance to their
respective junior teams.
Detroit Red Wings - Signed defenseman Carlo Colaiacovo to a two-year contract;
signed forward Justin Abdelkader to a four-year contract; assigned goaltenders
Thomas McCollum, Petr Mrazek and Jordan Pearce, defensemen Adam Almquist,
Gleason Fournier, Brian Lashoff, Max Nicastro and Brendan Smith, and forwards
Joakim Andersson, Louis-Marc Aubry, Damien Brunner, Mitch Callahan, Willie
Coetzee, Landon Ferraro, Tomas Jurco, Andrej Nestrasil, Gustav Nyquist,
Francis Pare, Trevor Parkes, Brent Raedeke, Riley Sheahan and Tomas Tatar to
Grand Rapids (AHL).
Los Angeles Kings - Assigned forwards Andy Andreoff, Robert Czarnik, Brandon
Kozun, Andrei Loktionov, Jordan Nolan, Brian O'Neill, Tanner Pearson, Nikolay
Prokhorkin, Tyler Toffoli, Linden Vey and Jordan Weal, goaltenders J.F. Berube
and Martin Jones and defensemen Nicolas Deslauriers and David Kolomatis to
Nashville Predators - Signed forward Gabriel Bourque to a two-year contract.
New York Islanders - Assigned forwards Casey Cizikas, Jason Clark, Brandon
DeFazio, Mike Halmo, Kirill Kabanov, Brock Nelson, Nino Niederreiter, John
Persson, Blair Riley, Johan Sundstrom and David Ullstrom, defensemen Marc
Cantin, Calvin de Haan, Matt Donovan, Travis Hamonic, Jon Landry and Aaron
Ness and goaltenders Anders Nilsson and Kevin Poulin to Bridgeport (AHL).
New York Rangers - Agreed to terms with forward Michael St. Croix; assigned
defensemen Sean Collins, Logan Pyett and Mike Vernace, and forwards Tommy
Grant, Micheal Haley, Chad Kolarik, Kris Newbury, and Brandon Segal to
St. Louis Blues - Assigned goaltenders Jake Allen, Paul Karpowich and Mike
McKenna, defensemen Taylor Chorney, Ian Cole, Mark Cundari, Cade Fairchild,
Scott Ford, Brett Ponich and David Shields and forwards Jay Barriball, Cody
Beach, Adam Cracknell, Stefan Della Rovere, Evgeny Grachev, Philip McRae,
Andrew Murray, Anthony Nigro, Anthony Peluso, Jaden Schwartz, Tyler Shattock,
Brett Sonne, Vladimir Tarasenko and Sebastian Vannstrom to Peoria (AHL);
assigned goaltender Jordan Binnington, defenseman Jani Hakanpaa and forward Ty
Rattie to their respective junior teams.
Tampa Bay Lightning - Assigned forwards J.T. Brown, Cory Conacher, Brett
Connolly, Danick Gauthier, Alex Hutchings, Tyler Johnson, Alexander Killorn,
Vladislav Namestnikov, Ondrej Palat and Richard Panik, defensemen Mark
Barberio, Radko Gudas, Dmitry Korobov, Charles Landry and Dan Milan and
goaltenders Riku Helenius, Pat Nagle and Dustin Tokarski to Syracuse (AHL).
Vancouver Canucks - Signed forward Alex Burrows to a four-year contract;
assigned defenseman Frank Corrado to Sudbury (OHL); assigned forward Brendan
Gaunce to Belleville (OHL); assigned defenseman Evan McEneny to Kitchener
(OHL); assigned forward Nicklas Jensen to AIK (Swedish Elite); assigned
defensemen Peter Andersson, Kevin Connauton, Derek Joslin, Patrick Mullen,
Adam Polasek, Yann Sauve, Steve Schneider and Chris Tanev, forwards Steven
Anthony, Darren Achibald, Guillaume Desbiens, Andrew Ebbett, Alex Friesen,
Andrew Gordon, Zack Kassian, Alexandre Mallet, Prab Rai, Anton Rodin, Jordan
Schroeder, Bill Sweatt and Kellan Tochkin, and goaltenders Joe Cannata and
Eddie Lack to Chicago (AHL).
Washington Capitals - Signed defenseman John Carlson to a six-year contract
extension; loaned forward Tom Wilson to Plymouth (OHL); assigned forwards
Mike Carman, Stanislav Galiev, Garrett Mitchell, Danick Paquette, Mattias
Sjogren, Matt Clackson, Zach Hamill, Ryan Potulny and Ryan Stoa, defensemen
Brett Flemming, Tomas Kundratek, Dmitry Orlov, Cameron Schilling, Dustin
Stevenson, Kevin Marshall, Patrick McNeill and Garrett Stafford, goaltenders
Brandon Anderson, Philipp Grubauer, Braden Holtby and Dany Sabourin to Hershey
=== SOCCER ===
Chicago Fire - Signed striker Guillermo Franco.
D.C. United - Signed midfielder/forward Chris Pontius to a new long-term