Atlanta Braves -- Removed C Greg Olson from the 40-man roster and designated him for reassignment.
New York Yankees -- Placed OF Hensley Meulens on waivers to permit him to sign with the Chiba Lotte Marines of the Japanese Pacific League.
Pittsburgh Steelers -- De-activated WR Andre Hastings, TE Craig Keith, G Lonnie Palelei and NT Joel Steed for tomorrow's game.
NHL -- Suspended Tampa Bay C Denis Savard and Chicago D Steve Smith for four games without pay and fined each $500 for a slashing incident in a game on Nov. 20. Each has served one game of the suspension.
Dallas Stars -- Recalled LW Rob Brown from IHL Kalamazoo.
Florida Panthers -- Traded C Randy Gilhen to Winnipeg for C Stu Barnes.
Hartford Whalers -- Reassigned C Robert Petrovicky and D Allen Pedersen to AHL Springfield. Recalled G Bob Lenarduzzi from Springfield under emergency conditions.
Montreal Canadiens -- Assigned F Donald Brashear to AHL Fredericton.
New York Islanders -- Recalled LW Brent Grieve from IHL Salt Lake. Assigned RW Sandy Smith to Salt Lake.
St. Louis Blues -- Recalled D Doug Crossman from IHL Peoria.
California -- Suspended G Jason Kidd, F Lamond Murray, C Ryan Jamison, G/F Monty Buckley for one game for missing an academic obligation.
Navy -- Extended the contract of football coach George Chaump.