=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Friday, September 20, 2013 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Atlanta Braves - Activated outfielder Jason Heyward from the 15-day disabled
Major League Baseball - Suspended Minnesota Twins pitcher Dallas Gallant 50
games without pay for violating the Minor League Drug Treatment and Prevention
New York Mets - Activated third baseman David Wright from the 15-day disabled
list; recalled infielder Wilfredo Tovar from Binghamton (Eastern).
=== HOCKEY ===
Buffalo Sabres - Assigned Colin Jacobs, Connor Knapp, Alex Lepkowski, Nathan
Lieuwen, Eric Locke, Matt MacKenzie, Andrey Makarov, Johnathon McGuire,
Jonathan Parker, Kevin Sundher, Shawn Szydlowski and Frederick Roy to
Rochester (AHL); returned defenseman Brady Austin to Belleville (OHL) and
forward Peter Trainor to Rimouski (QMJHL).
Nashville Predators - Released Barry Almeida, Paul Crowder, Kayle Doetzel,
Sebastian Geoffrion, Eric Levine, Michael Moffat, Cody Reichard, Teddy Ruth,
Vinny Saponari, Mathieu Tousignant and Allen York from their respective tryout
agreements; assigned Taylor Aronson, Anthony Bitetto, Zach Budish, Charles-
Olivier Roussel and Josh Shalla to Milwaukee (AHL); assigned Felix Girard to
Baie-Comeau (QMJHL), Mikko Vainonen to Kingston (OHL) and Tommy Veilleux to
Philadelphia Flyers - Signed forward Matt Read to a four-year contract
Pittsburgh Penguins - Assigned goaltender Eric Hartzell to Wilkes-
Tampa Bay Lightning - Returned forward Adam Erne to Quebec (QMJHL).
Winnipeg Jets - Assigned Austen Brassard, Blair Riley, Brenden Kichton, Cody
Sol, J.C. Lipon, Jason Jaffray, John Albert, Jussi Olkinuora, Kael Mouillierat
and Will O'Neill to St. John's (AHL); released defenseman Ian White from his
professional tryout contract.